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Insights from our prosthetists about new technology, advances in prosthetics, & more

A Spotlight on Prosthetic Art at MCOP

March 4, 2020 Category: Arm Prosthetics, Amputee Support

Prosthetic Art: Adding Some Color to the World of Custom Prosthetics In general, prosthetics are designed to mimic the look and texture of human skin, meaning they’re inherently created to …

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Upper Extremity Amputee Exercises

September 4, 2019 Category: Tips for Amputees, Arm Prosthetics, Amputee Support

Upper Extremity Amputation Exercises: A Helpful Guide for Active Amputees One of the most effective ways to recover from an upper-extremity amputation is to find a challenging, yet realistic fitness …

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Sports Prosthetic Devices You Didn’t Know Existed

June 6, 2019 Category: Technology, Tips for Amputees, Arm Prosthetics, Amputee Support

Advanced Sports Prosthetics: Helping Amputee Athletes Get Back in Action Whether you’re a recent amputee or were born with a missing limb, there’s no reason you can’t participate in all …

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MCOP Arm Prosthetics Specialist Jamie Vandersea featured in a video about his research work at John Hopkins University

March 19, 2018 Category: Arm Prosthetics

For the past few years, MCOP Upper Extremity specialist Jamie Vandersea has been lending his expertise in upper extremity prosthetic technology and fitting to the researchers at the Applied Physics …

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