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The feeling a limb doesn’t belong is linked to lack of brain structure and connection

People with the mental health condition known as body integrity dysphoria (BID) often feel as though one of their healthy limbs isn’t meant to be a part of their bodies.

EVENTS MAY 2021

26-28 May 2021, 1st International Conference on Phantom Limb Pain; Gothenburg

Phantom Limb Pain (PLP) is a condition prevalent after amputation that has intrigued scientists for over a century. PLP can considerably hinder a person’s quality of life and no universally

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Little skates could hold the key to cartilage therapy in humans

Unlike humans and other mammals, the skeletons of sharks, skates, and rays are made entirely of cartilage and they continue to grow that cartilage throughout adulthood. New research finds that

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Smart knee bandage for relief of arthrosis patients

“Anthrokinemat,” a smart knee bandage, has been developed to support arthrosis patients in determining the right amount of daily exercise, as all relevant data on the strains of the joints

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Most surgeons in pain after surgery, Mayo research finds

Almost two-thirds of surgeons reported an increase in neck pain after performing surgery, and one-quarter rated their neck or lower back pain as clinically significant, a new Mayo Clinic study has found.

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Vitamin D boosts chances of walking after hip fracture

Senior citizens who are not vitamin D deficient have a better chance of walking after hip fracture surgery, according to a Rutgers-led study. The findings in The American Journal of Clinical

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Smart bones curve to protect against fracture

Bones grow curved in response to pressure and strain and these changes can be long-lasting, according to a new study by UCL, the Royal Veterinary College London and the Max

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Researchers identify markers in joint fluid that could be the key to cartilage repair

Molecular changes in the joint fluid during surgical joint distraction reveal markers that may drive cartilage repair in osteoarthritis. It is generally accepted that cartilage is not able to heal

ARTICLES

Upper limb prosthetics heading towards a smart future

Sabyasachi Ghosh and Sharvari Rale, of Future Market Insights (FMI), considers the innovations that could disrupt the orthopaedic prosthetics space and sheds light upon the progress of upper limb prosthetics

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Do obesity and smoking affect healing after wrist fracture surgery?

Both obesity and smoking can have negative effects on bone health. A recent study led by a team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in the USA, examined whether