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State-of-the-Art Advances in Upper Limb Amputee Rehabilitation and Prosthetics


Program Description:

On February 2, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. (ET), The TASA Group, in conjunction with occupational therapy expert Diane Atkins, presented a free, one-hour interactive webinar presentation, State-of-the-Art Advances in Upper Limb Amputee Rehabilitation and Prosthetics, for all legal professionals. During this presentation, Ms. Atkins discussed:

  • Advances in the industry
  • Medical conditions and their impact
  • State-of-the-art arm prosthetics
  • Osseointegration
  • Pattern recognition
  • Costs

State-of-the-Art Advances in Upper Limb Amputee Rehabilitation and Prosthetics from The TASA Group, Inc. on Vimeo.

About The Presenter:

Diane Atkins is an internationally recognized occupational therapist specializing in upper limb amputee rehabilitation for the past 40 years.  She has worked with over 2000 children and adults with amputations and has lectured extensively throughout the US and abroad in areas relating to the evaluation, treatment, training and functional outcomes of individuals with unilateral and bilateral upper limb loss.  Diane is an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. In advance of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, she was asked by the United States Surgeon General to present several courses for the clinical rehabilitation teams at Walter Reed and Brooke Army Medical Centers regarding the management and care of soldiers who had sustained upper limb loss. Diane is currently pursuing a first-of-its-kind research project that is comparing the functional outcomes of individuals fit with state-of- the-art electric hands and those receiving unilateral and bilateral hand transplants. Her research includes subjects from the United States and Europe and will be published in the Journal of Hand Surgery.


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