Tag: Limbs

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Accelerating Abrasives with the greatest precision to produce intricate medical components

This Article appeared in the October 2016 issue of Medical Design Briefs.   Functional prosthetic arm (courtesy of the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory) Accelerating Abrasives with the greatest precision to produce intricate medical components.  The latest medical developments typically involve smaller, more precise structures.  These can be implants, assemblies, or components and motors in robotic […]

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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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