Psychosocial Factors of Wearing a Prosthetic?

Answer Life after losing a limb and learning to rely on a prosthetic involves changes in the individual on psychological, physical and social levels. In the process of adjusting to life after the trauma o... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Psychosocial Factors of Wearing a Prosthetic

How can you get a free prosthetic leg?

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Anyone have a prosthetic eye?

Dear LilDarlin,I severely injured my left eye at age 9 and my parents elected to have my eye removed at that time. I am now 59. In fact, this September marks 50 years since my accident. My eye d... Read More »

How to Make Theatrical Prosthetic Noses?

Sometimes a theatrical production needs a visual boost to accentuate an extreme feature, such as an over-the-top nose. Stage makeup, while effective and versatile, can only go so far when trying to... Read More »

Who invented the first robotic prosthetic arm?

A young Florida man named Ivan Yaeger designed the first robotic prosthetic arm. He patented the device in 1987, while he was still a senior in high school. He designed the prototype for an 11-year... Read More »