New Heels Caused Blisters Which Led To Leg Amputation
The woman wore her new high heels all night, even if they were pinching. She noticed a blister on her left leg which she thought was normal, but that blister caused infections which led to her leg amputation.
Phantom Limb Pain May Be Eased By Playing Virtual Reality
Patients who had their arm or leg amputated often feel pain on the missing part of the body. This is known as 'phantom limb'. A new research suggests the use of virtual reality may ease phantom limb pain.
DARPA's mind-control prosthetics lets amuptees feel
DARPA has made some major progress in the field of prosthetic limbs - the agency's developments allows amputees to feel through plastic limbs and easily manipulate objects.