At this time of year, I get a sensation comparable to that experienced by an amputee who remains attached to a long-departed limb.
He believes the technique could be developed within a decade to restore movement to a tetraplegic's hand or feeling to a prosthetic leg used by an amputee .
When amputation is necessary, rehabilitation of the amputee is an important adjunct to management.
He blackmails a doctor to perform a drastic surgery, leaving him a true amputee .
I know all too well how vital a well-made and comfortable artificial limb is to an amputee .
Thus the functional disadvantage is less for child amputees .
It is this concrete fact, this reality, which gives the parachuting artificial limbs, the madly scurrying amputees , its terrifying metaphoric power.
In tests, four amputees were able to program their artificial arms with sets of muscle signals for executing complex feats such as opening the door of a microwave oven.
For example, your pain could be similar to the phantom pain some amputees feel in their amputated limbs.
One third of amputees lose the opposite foot in 5 years.