Many clinicians, researchers and manufacturers are achieving breakthroughs in O&P devices using advanced techniques. 3D printing allows manufacturers to create customized devices in less time. Thought-controlled prostheses make use of targeted muscle reinnervation, linking nerves from the patient’s limb to electrodes in the prosthesis. And sensory feedback systems use electrodes on the patient’s arm to stimulate sensations for amputees and make using myoelectric devices feel more natural.

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