Essays about: "prosthetic user"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words prosthetic user.

  1. 1. An alignment tool for prosthetic components : A conceptual development

    University essay from Jönköping University/HHJ, Avd. för rehabilitering

    Author : Robin Johansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Prosthetics; alignment; malalignment; misalignment; artificial limb; design; product development.; Protes; uppställning; inställning; felställning; konstgjord kroppsdel; design; produktutveckling;

    Abstract : Prosthetic alignment is the principle of the position and orientation and of the components in a lower limb prosthesis to achieve desirable biomechanical characteristics. Poor alignment of lower limb prostheses is related to decreased balance, knee and hip arthritis, and higher energy expenditure for the user. READ MORE

  2. 2. An investigation of circumstances surrounding prosthetic users’ fall and fear of falling : A Cross-Sectional Survey

    University essay from Jönköping University/Hälsohögskolan; Jönköping University/HHJ. Ortopedteknisk plattform

    Author : Jens Dyekær Nielsen; Sara Overgaard Dich; [2022]
    Keywords : Fear of falling; prosthetic user; falls; physical and psychological factors; Falls Efficacy Scale-International; ABC; G-SAP; rädsla för att falla; protestanvändare; falla ramla; fysiska och psykologiska faktorer; Falls Efficacy Scale-International; Activities-specific Balance Confidence; ; Gait-Specific Attentional Profile;

    Abstract : SummaryBackground Prosthetic users face significant challenges both physically and psychologically. Falling poses a significant risk for the individual, and a consequence of this is gaining a fear of falling and self-imposed restrictions. These consequences can have a major impact on the individuals’ health and quality of life. READ MORE

  3. 3. Developing a cosmetic cover for transtibial amputees

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktutveckling

    Author : Alicia Nordberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Amputation; Prosthesis; Cosmetic; Cover; Product development; Design concept; User centered.; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : For someone who has undergone an amputation, it is important to be able to decide what the prosthesis should look like. Since many people today choose to have some sort of cover on their prosthesis, either to fill the void or to regain the feeling of a leg, it is very important that it is something that the user feels comfortable with. READ MORE

  4. 4. Development of software for digital manufacturing of children’s prosthetic arms for 3D-printing

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Produktutveckling

    Author : Arantxa Juarez Perez; Lisa Phung; [2020]
    Keywords : 3D-printing; prosthetics; Grasshopper; process development; amputation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The conventional method to manufacture prosthetic arms is a time-\\consuming and complicated process. It is a process that has many manual steps that allow much room for human errors. With today's technology advancement it is possible to offer a more efficient technology that can replace the conventional manufacturing method of prostheses. READ MORE

  5. 5. Can electrical pulses be adapted to create life-like perceptions?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Carolina Rudervall; [2020]
    Keywords : nerve stimulation; electrical stimulation; sensations; TENS; perceptions; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The next big step to improve prosthetics and make the lives of people living with certain physical disabilities less restricted is to provide them with sensory feedback. Today most feedback systems used in prosthetics are mechanical but with the recent developments in sensors and the processing of their input electrical stimulation is becoming an increasingly promising way to convey touch, pressure and movement. READ MORE