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New Device Could Help Make Prosthetic Legs Less Painful, University of Washington Study


7/24/2013 8:46:56 AM

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Prosthetic legs could become less painful thanks to new research paving the way for sockets that better accommodate swelling in amputees’ limbs. Researchers at the University of Washington in the US have created a device to monitor how prostheses users’ limbs swell and shrink throughout the day, which they hope will enable them to predict how and when swelling will take place.

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