Artificial joint restores wrist-like movements to forearm amputees

12/03/2018

Photo: An implant placed into each of the two bones of the forearm; Copyright: Biomechatronics and Neurorehabilitation Laboratory/Chalmers University of Technology

An implant is placed into each of the two bones of the forearm - the ulna and radius - and then a wrist-like artificial joint acts as an interface between these two implants and the prosthetic hand.