High-Tech Prosthetic Arms Give Amputees Dexterity and a Sense of Touch

Publication: Healthline
Published on: October 8, 2014
Description: Two research groups report advances that allow amputees to feel the sensation of touch with their prosthetic limbs. One group has found a way to attach a prosthetic directly to a patient's skeleton for added strength.

Tags: technology, high-tech, prosthetic limb, prosthetic arm, sense of touch

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Several forearms with hands made into fists

New prosthetic arms provide a sense of touch for amputees.