Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: hand movement

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 of studies by hand surgeon Professor Michael Bednar, MD, of...

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 to an article in the journal Hand Clinics by Loyola...

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 neuroprosthetic device, which is smaller than a pea, translates neural...

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 itself is a lever, mounted onto a special consose, which...

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 National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. Dr. Lu and...

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 million, five-year grant to explore new therapies for the approximately...