May/June 2009 - Volume 5 - Issue 3
pp: 3-40
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From the Editor

Letter

the Waiting Room

EYE ON THERAPY

Living Well

Resource Central

Photo Essay

Speak Up


Robert Guillaume

Stroke

Prosthetic Limbs

The Six Million Dollar Arm

GORDON, DEBRA

Neurology Now . 5(3):26-27,31, May/June 2009.

Just 23 years old and five months out of the Marines, Claudia Mitchell lost her left arm in a motorcycle accident. Jason Koger (left) lost both arms in an electrical accident. Today, they can move their prosthetic arms in complex ways—and in real time—just by thinking about it. These new “bionic” arms are the product of decades of work by Todd Kuiken, M.D., Ph.D., a physiatrist and biomechanical engineer.