Local work in prosthetic development and amputee rehabilitation
December 9, 2013
GUESTS: DR. ALBERTO ESQUENAZI & PATRICIA A. SHEWOKIS, PhD.,
â€śBetterâ€¦fasterâ€¦strongerâ€ť are the unrelenting tenets of the technological race. Some recent developments in the prosthetics field seem like science fiction – researchers are connecting cognitive and motor function, and designers are creating limbs fashioned in customized haute art and realistic skin. Weâ€™ll get an update on the increasingly sophisticated world of prosthetic development and amputee rehabilitation with DR. ALBERTO ESQUENAZI, chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at MossRehab; and PATRICIA A. SHEWOKIS, PhD., Professor, Movement Scientist and Biostatistician in the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Drexel University and the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems.