He lost his arm in an accident. A new surgery and a bionic prosthetic are giving him back unprecedented control.
The fact that Burkhard can move any fingers is practically a miracle. The hand he…
For amputees, robotic limbs that move like the real thing and are controlled by the mind are a game changer.
The “smart limbs” being developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are possible because of the Ewing Amputation. The procedure developed between MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital protects the nerves and muscles so the limb can continue to communicate with the brain.