Power It Up for Better Function

With training, neural control of a powered prosthetic ankle can restore a wide range of abilities, including standing on very challenging surfaces and squatting, researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggest, in Wearable Technologies.

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Virtual Reality Could Also Reduce Nerve Pain, Researchers Suggest

Virtual reality (VR) could reduce types of pain typically seen in patients with nerve injuries and could boost the dysfunctional pain suppression system, giving people with chronic pain a possible game-changing hope, researchers from the University of Plymouth suggest.