Prosthetic Limbs

In medicine, a prosthesis, (from Ancient Greek prósthesis, "addition, application, attachment") is an artificial device that replaces a missing body part, which may be lost through trauma, disease, or congenital conditions. Prosthetic amputee rehabilitation is coordinated by an inter-disciplinary team of health care professionals including physiatrists and prosthetists.
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    … and skin colors. They populate the feeds of today’s youth with a range of styles. Brands have noticed: H&M and Dove have featured transgender models. Kenneth Cole features Lauren Wasser, who has a prosthetic leg, and R.J. Mitte, Breaking Bad’s actor with cerebral palsy. Cover Girl just announced its first male model, 17-year-old YouTube phenom…

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  • 3D printers and programmatic have more in common than you’d think

    …. Biotechnologists can “print” bone and flesh, and industrial manufacturers are crafting durable goods like body armor for soldiers and prosthetic limbs for amputees. “Print” doesn’t even sound like the right verb to use anymore. At times, 3D printing seems like a magician’s black hat, bottomless and capable of producing anything: flowers, rabbits, musical…

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