CCU Alert! Control of Bionic Limbs: Development of a Neural Interface for Lower Limb Prostheses Webinar

Who: For Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants and Biomedical Engineers. Presented by:Levi J. Hargrove, PhD, Director, Neural Engineering for Prosthetics and Orthotics Laboratory & Research Scientist Center for Bionic Medicine Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago; Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine What: Control of … Continue reading CCU Alert! Control of Bionic Limbs: Development of a Neural Interface for Lower Limb Prostheses Webinar

Disorders of the Corpus Collosum Awareness Day

Happy Disorders of the Corpus Collosum Awareness Day! Today I’ve highlighted Agenesis/Absence of the Corpus Collosum or ACC in particular, being inspired by this Humans of New York post. The National Organization of Rare Disorders has some great information on this condition. The signs/symptoms a physical, occupational or speech therapist might be called upon to … Continue reading Disorders of the Corpus Collosum Awareness Day

Old Stroke Brain

I honestly couldn’t find anything particularly news worthy about neuro things today. I saw this picture yesterday and it struck with me, so I’ll let y’all ponder it with me.  As originally seen on Neuropathology: An interactive course for medical students and residents What you’re looking at is an old right MCA stroke/brain attack site. … Continue reading Old Stroke Brain

Bioengineered Neurons

An organic electronic biomimetic neuron enables auto-regulated neuromodulation as originally seen in Biosensors and Bioelectronics Some Swedish folk from Karolinska Institutet have managed to create a prosthetic neuron. That is an engineering miracle right there. Do you know what all a neuron has to do to function? “I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your … Continue reading Bioengineered Neurons