Compliant Prosthetic Wrists Entail More Natural Use Than Stiff Wrists During Reaching, Not (Necessarily) During Manipulation
Developing an artificial arm with functions equivalent to those of the human arm is one of the challenging goals of bioengineering. State-of-the-art prostheses lack several degrees of freedom and force the individuals to compensate for them by means of compensatory movements, which often result in residual limb pain and overuse syndromes.
Volume 62, Issue 2, Page: 570-581 Vibrotactile Stimulation Promotes Embodiment of an Alien Hand in Amputees With Phantom Sensations
Tactile feedback is essential to intuitive control and to promote the sense of self-attribution of a prosthetic limb…