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HOAX? Jasmine Tridevil’s Third Breast A Fake? Strap On Boobs? (POLICE REPORT)

Ct Patriot: What is the world coming to when you cant trust a three-breasted woman?   Three-breasted Florida woman Jasmine Tridevil insists third boob is real, but police report shows she once lost ‘prosthesis’ Tridevil, who hopes to...
by Ct Patriots Blog on Sep 23, 2014

Good News Fridays: Prosthetic’s Made Out of LEGO’s

This week I wanted to show of two amazing videos from YouTube.  When a person loses a limb, their lives change dramatically.  Yes, prosthetic’s have gotten a lot better in the last few years as they are easy to use. … Continue reading &...
by Geek Alabama on Jul 12, 2013

My Eye Treatment - Part 1

I'm recording my personal experience of an eye treatment I underwent here. This post is purely personal. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ I had been having issues with my...
by yathaarthaM vadaami on Apr 25, 2013

Can a joint replacement get arthritis?

Have you ever heard of getting arthritis in a joint replacement? That’s what my doctor tells me is causing my hip pain. How is that possible? Prosthetic arthritis is a very real condition. It is caused by erosion or damage to the joint cartilag...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Apr 16, 2013

Is it common to have more than one hip replacement?

My neighbor has had three hip replacements — all on one side. I didn’t know it was even possible to have more than one. Does this happen very often? It’s not uncommon for adults with a hip replacement to need a revision. Bone fractu...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Apr 4, 2013

FDA approves the world’s first bionic eye created in USA

Professor of Bioengineering, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) Wentai Liu, for two decades doing research in this area, has created a device which the inventor calls “the first bionic eye for the blind”. The official name of...
by BDPlay.Com on Mar 29, 2013

Why am I still having hip pain after its replacement?

I’m having quite a bit of thigh pain that I’m afraid might be coming from my hip replacement. I thought it would go away with a little rest, but it hasn’t. What could be causing this to happen? There are many possible reasons for th...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Mar 13, 2013

How does a knee replacement attach to the bone?

When a knee replacement is done, how are the replacements attached to the patient’s bone? Many times, orthopedic surgery – bone surgery – is compared to carpentry. When doing a joint replacement, the surgeon has to cut out the joint...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Feb 8, 2013

Advances In Synthetic Polymer Technology

Researchers at Stanford University have designed the first synthetic skin, which has both the  ability to heal itself after damage and sensitivity to subtle pressure and flexion. The addition of nickel nanoparticles increased the electrical conducti...
by Zintro Blog on Jan 23, 2013

Springs in the Step: Prosthetic Foot Mimics Ankle’s Movement

Prosthetic limbs can rarely mimic the awesome power and functionality of the human body, but as technology gets more advanced, replacement body parts are getting closer to the originals. This prosthetic lower leg mimics the spring of the human ankle&...
by Gajitz | Tech with a Twist on Dec 9, 2012

World’s Most Advanced Prosthetic Hand Can Write, Crack Eggs

The world’s most advanced prosthetic hand is an incredible device that can not only help an amputee feel more comfortable; it can perform advanced functions that no other prosthetic limb has ever been able to do. Actions like typing, clicking a...
by Gajitz | Tech with a Twist on Dec 1, 2012

Why are multiple hip replacements necessary sometimes?

I’ve had two hip replacements on one side. The first one got an infection and had to be removed and replaced. The second one started sinking down into the bone. We had to start over again. I’ve lost a lot of bone with all these surgeries.
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Nov 23, 2012

Are multiple hip replacement revisions common?

My neighbor has had three hip replacements — all on one side. I didn’t know it was even possible to have more than one. Does this happen very often? It’s not uncommon for adults with a hip replacement to need a revision. Bone fractu...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Nov 13, 2012

What is “polyethylene wear?”

When I was doing research about knee replacements, because I will probably need one in the near future, I read of “polyethylene wear”. I assume that has something to do with the implant wearing down, but can you explain what happens? Part...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Oct 17, 2012

Virtual Reality Training for Upper Limb Prosthesis Patients – Vienna University

  Loosing arm is everyones nightmare. It’s not eazy to adopt to prosthesis becauese we born with arm not plastic. Therefor learn to controll prosthesis is quite difficult. Prosthesis manufacturer Otto Bock in collaboration with Vienna Univ...
by Technology News & Help Center on Aug 26, 2012

My total knee joint replacement problem is over-stuffing. What is it?

For months after my new total knee joint it just seemed like something wasn’t right. I finally got a second (and a third) opinion. Both consulting orthopedic surgeons called my problem “over-stuffing.” What does this mean really? Cr...
by Naples Orthopedic Surgeon on Mar 1, 2012


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