Monthly Archives: October 2013

Studies Show Artery Disease Is On The Rise

A recent study shows that peripheral artery disease, which causes tightening of the arteries and reduced blood flow to your limbs,  has increased by 24% in the past 10 years! Over a quarter of a billion people (that’s right, billion) worldwide … Continue reading

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Improving Suspension

There are many ways to suspend a prosthesis on a patients limb and technology keeps improving and helping us make suspension better for our patients. One newer form of suspension is called “elevated vacuum” which actually uses vacuum suspension! One … Continue reading

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The Biom Is Here!

Have you heard the news?! The new Biom foot is at Limbionics of Durham! The Biom is a prosthetic foot that provides Bionic Propulsion, which means it helps mimic the muscles used when you walk. How does this help you? … Continue reading

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