Category: Prosthetic

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Amputee Makes History with APL’s Modular Prosthetic Limb

Huntersville, NC, January 21, 2015: A Colorado man made history at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) this summer when he became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of the Laboratory’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs. Micro Waterjet created a variety of parts in this device for the fingers, hand, […]

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Micro Waterjet (MWJ) helps HDT Engineering Services produce components for a revolutionary new prosthetic arm

Artificial limbs that offer an individual enhanced capabilities for grasping, holding and overall maneuverability has been the ultimate goal for many years. Recently, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Md., was awarded a contract to manage the development and testing of the Modular Prosthetic Limb (MPL) system on human subjects, using […]

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