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Description: Rehabilitation Research & Development Center for Limb Loss and MoBility
Keywords: VA Center for Limb Loss and MoBility
www.amputation.research.va.gov/​events/​recent_events.asp
Description: On March 25, 2015, the VA Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering welcomed Hughes Turner for a tour of the Center s facilities and research programs. Mr. Turner is Deputy Chief of Staff of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and a Veteran of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. The purpose of his visit was to learn the successes and challenges faced by researchers studying the rehabilitation of Veterans with limb loss.
Keywords: VVA Deputy Chief of Staff Visits the Center of Excellence
www.amputation.research.va.gov/​contacts.asp
Description: The mission of the VA Center for Limb Loss and MoBility is to provide broad based investigators the opportunity to conduct basic and clinical research and effectively disseminate their findings in an effort to impact the quality of life and functional status of veteran amputees and veterans who are at risk for amputation.
Keywords: VA Center for Limb Loss and MoBility, amputation prevention, foot and locomotion biomechanics, neuromuscular analysis, gait simulation, mechanical tissue testing
www.amputation.research.va.gov/​links.asp
Description: The mission of the VA Center for Limb Loss and MoBility is to provide broad-based investigators the opportunity to conduct basic and clinical research and effectively disseminate their findings in an effort to impact the quality of life and functional status of veteran amputees and veterans who are at risk for amputation.
Keywords: VA Center for Limb Loss and MoBility, amputation prevention, foot and locomotion biomechanics, neuromuscular analysis, gait simulation, mechanical tissue testing
www.amputation.research.va.gov/​presentations.asp
Description: The mission of the VA Center for Limb Loss and MoBility is to provide broad based investigators the opportunity to conduct basic and clinical research and effectively disseminate their findings in an effort to impact the quality of life and functional status of veteran amputees and veterans who are at risk for amputation.
Keywords: VA Center for Limb Loss and MoBility, amputation prevention, foot and locomotion biomechanics, neuromuscular analysis, gait simulation, mechanical tissue testing
www.amputation.research.va.gov/​about_the_center.asp
Description: The mission of the VA s Rehabilitation Research and Development Center Center for Limb Loss and Mobility is to improve the quality of life and functional status of Veterans who are at risk for lower extremity amputation and Veterans and service members who have undergone lower extremity amputation.
Keywords: VA Center for Limb Loss and MoBility, amputation prevention, foot and locomotion biomechanics, neuromuscular analysis, gait simulation, mechanical tissue testing
www.amputation.research.va.gov/​lectures_seminars_conferences.asp
Description: The mission of the VA Center for Limb Loss and MoBility is to provide broad based investigators the opportunity to conduct basic and clinical research and effectively disseminate their findings in an effort to impact the quality of life and functional status of veteran amputees and veterans who are at risk for amputation.
Keywords: VA Center for Limb Loss and MoBility, amputation prevention, foot and locomotion biomechanics, neuromuscular analysis, gait simulation, mechanical tissue testing
www.amputation.research.va.gov/​prosthetic_engineering/​prosthetic_engineering_overview.asp
Description: Our aim is to improve prosthetic prescription by investigating the efficacy of prosthetic components used in current clinical practice and by developing novel approaches to improve the current standard of care.
Keywords: Prosthetic Engineering research, prosthetic prescription, efficacy of prosthetic components, amputee-centric research, improving patient mobility and comfort
www.amputation.research.va.gov/​other_projects/​other_special_projects.asp
Description: The mission of the VA Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering is to provide broad based investigators the opportunity to conduct basic and clinical research and effectively disseminate their findings in an effort to impact the quality of life and functional status of veteran amputees and veterans who are at risk for amputation.
Keywords: VA Center of Excellence for Limb Loss Prevention and Prosthetic Engineering, amputation prevention, foot and locomotion biomechanics, neuromuscular analysis, gait simulation, mechanical tissue testing
www.amputation.research.va.gov/​limb_loss_prevention/​limb_loss_prevention_overview.asp
Description: Our research improves our understanding of the foot structure and function relationship and explores how diabetes mellitus alters the foot biomechanics, including foot structure, joint stiffness and tissue material properties.
Keywords: VA Center for Limb Loss and MoBility, amputation prevention, foot and locomotion biomechanics, neuromuscular analysis, gait simulation, mechanical tissue testing