Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Tag: hand movement

The mind-reading robotic hand that lets quadriplegic people grasp everyday objects

Scientists have developed a robotic interface which could help to restore fine hand movements in paraplegics. By combining an electrode cap with an exoskeleton worn...

Tendon Transfer Should Be Used More Often in Tetraplegia

Tendon transfer can significantly improve hand and elbow function in quadriplegic patients, but the procedure is greatly underused, according to a new study. A review...

Surgery that restores hand and elbow function in quadriplegics is underused

MAYWOOD, IL - A surgery for quadriplegics called tendon transfer can significantly improve hand and elbow function, but the procedure is greatly underused, according...

Quadriplegic man Ian Burkhart moves fingers, hand and wrist thanks to tiny computer chip...

A quadriplegic man has been able to move his fingers, hand and wrist after having a tiny computer chip implanted in his brain. The...

Hand-Control-Car.eu

Probably the best car hand control for disabled drivers (for cars with automatic transmission). The device works based on the PUSH - PULL principle. The device...

Spinal Cord Injury: Promising Research to Restore Hand Function at UCLA

Daniel Lu, MD, and Reggie Edgerton, MD, recently received a five-year grant to explore new therapies for patients with spinal cord injuries from the...

UCLA gets $6 million to study new ways to restore hand movement after paralysis

The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering has awarded UCLA researchers Dr. Daniel Lu (Brentwood) and Dr. Reggie Edgerton (Bel Air) a $6...