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Literature Update — November 2009

This regular e-update is provided by the Academy to raise awareness of current research in orthotics and prosthetics outside of the Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics (JPO).

Search terms used were "orthotic devices" and "artificial limbs"
for the period of November 2009.
Results were edited for clinical relevance.

The full text of this article is
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In this article, the authors conclude based on a randomized control trial of 205 subjects that treatment with a cervical collar is as effective as physiotherapy and showed improvement over the control group of no treatment for pain reduction in subjects with radiculopathy.

The full text of this article is
available for free.

In this article, based on preliminary results of a study of 69 subjects, the authors conclude that bracing may not be necessary for thoracolumbar burst fractures.

The individual article format and availability
(either full text or abstract form) is at the discretion of the article's respective publisher.

Referral of Sensation to an Advanced Humanoid Robotic Hand Prosthesis
(abstract)
Rosén B, Ehrsson HH, Antfolk C, Cipriani C, Sebelius F, Lundborg G.
Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg. 2009;43(5):260-6.
PMID: 19863429

Long-Term Therapeutic and Orthotic Effects of a Foot Drop Stimulator on Walking Performance in Progressive and Nonprogressive Neurological Disorders
(abstract)
Stein RB, Everaert DG, Thompson AK, Chong SL, Whittaker M, Robertson J, Kuether
G. Neurorehabil Neural Repair. 2009 Oct 21.

The Efficacy of the Floor-Reaction Ankle-Foot Orthosis in Children with Cerebral Palsy
(abstract)
Rogozinski BM, Davids JR, Davis RB 3rd, Jameson GG, Blackhurst DW.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Oct;91(10):2440-7.

Effects of Custom and Semi-Custom Foot Orthotics on Second Metatarsal Bone Strain During Dynamic Gait Simulation
(abstract)
Meardon SA, Edwards B, Ward E, Derrick TR.
Foot Ankle Int. 2009 Oct;30(10):998-1004.

Effect of Age, Sex, and Timing on Correction of Spastic Equinovarus Following Cerebrovascular Accident
(abstract)
Namdari S, Park MJ, Baldwin K, Hosalkar HS, Keenan MA.
Foot Ankle Int. 2009 Oct;30(10):923-7.

Transtibial Prosthesis Suspension Failure During Skydiving Freefall: A Case Report
(abstract)
Gordon AT, Land RM.
Assist Technol. 2009 Spring;21(1):25-7.

Robotic Devices as Therapeutic and Diagnostic Tools for Stroke Recovery
(abstract)
Volpe BT, Huerta PT, Zipse JL, Rykman A, Edwards D, Dipietro L, Hogan N, Krebs HI.
Arch Neurol. 2009 Sep;66(9):1086-90. Review.

Scientific Assessment of Over-the-Counter Foot Orthoses to Determine Their Effects on Pain, Balance, and Foot Deformities
(abstract)
Landsman A, Defronzo D, Anderson J, Roukis T.
J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2009 May-Jun;99(3):206-15

Severe Psychological Repulsion Reaction in Patient with PAD Resulted in Natural Lower Extremity Mummification
(abstract)
Stanisic M, Brzezinski J, Winckiewicz M.
Vasa. 2009 Aug;38(3):272-4.

Estimation of the Knee Joint Angle from Surface Electromyographic Signals for Active Control of Leg Prostheses
(abstract)
Delis AL, Carvalho JL, da Rocha AF, Ferreira RU, Rodrigues SS, Borges GA.
Physiol Meas. 2009 Sep;30(9):931-46. Epub 2009 Aug 6.

Design and Development of a New Right Arm Prosthetic Kit for a Racing Cyclist
(abstract)
Riel LP, Adam-Côté J, Daviault S, Salois C, Laplante-Laberge J, Plante JS.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2009 Sep;33(3):284-91.

Design, Fabrication, and Preliminary Results of a Novel Below-Knee Prosthesis for Snowboarding: A Case Report
(abstract)
Minnoye SL, Plettenburg DH
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2009 Sep;33(3):272-83.

Introduction to Triathlon for the Lower Limb Amputee Triathlete
(abstract)
Gailey R, Harsch P.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2009 Sep;33(3):242-55.

Lower Limb Strength in Sports-Active Transtibial Amputees
(abstract)
Nolan L.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2009 Sep;33(3):230-41.
PMID: 19658013 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

A New Methodology to Measure the Running Biomechanics of Amputees
(abstract)
Wilson JR, Asfour S, Abdelrahman KZ, Gailey R.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2009 Sep;33(3):218-29.
PMID: 19658012 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

A New Ankle Foot Orthosis for Running
(abstract)
Bishop D, Moore A, Chandrashekar N.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2009 Sep;33(3):192-7.

Sports - Medicine for the Disabled. The Time for Specialization in Prosthetics and Orthotics is Now
(no abstract available)
Gailey RS, Cooper RA.
Prosthet Orthot Int. 2009 Sep;33(3):187-91.

Objective Assessment of Functional Ambulation in Adults with Hemiplegia Using Ankle Foot Orthotics After Stroke
(abstract)
Nolan KJ, Savalia KK, Lequerica AH, Elovic EP.
PM R. 2009 Jun;1(6):524-9.


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