Cranking up the power setting may help some who use prosthetics

11/21/2018

Photo: Hwan Choi with a student and a passive prosthetic; Copyright: UCF/Karen Norum

A UCF engineering professor recently published a study in Scientific Reports that shows that people with transtibial amputations - the loss of a limb below the knee - may improve their walking ability if they change the power-setting on their devices.