Study shows need for adaptive powered knee prosthesis to assist amputees

Study shows need for adaptive powered knee prosthesis to assist amputees

Top Story Research into wearable robotics shows how amputees wearing such devices adapted when presented with a real-world challenge: carrying a weighted backpack. “The device we tested was a powered knee prosthesis — it has a motor to actuate the knee and a fixed ankle joint,” said researcher Andrea Brandt. Five people of varied ages […]