TMR Nerve Reassignment Surgery Offers Pain Relief For AmputeesThose who lose a limb often live with intense pain that seems to be coming from the part of the body that's no longer there.
New Ewing Amputation Paves Way For Better Robotic LegsA new procedure protects the nerves and muscles so the limb can continue to communicate with the brain, allowing for robotic limbs.
Man Says Malpractice At Elmhurst Hospital Led To AmputationA Queens man is filing a lawsuit after his hand had to be amputated at a city hospital after a blood pressure monitoring line was inserted.
Special Artificial Joint Saves Woman From Losing Leg After Knee ReplacementTotal knee replacements are done thousands of times a year, restoring mobility and easing pain.
Sanitation Worker Almost Loses Leg In Early Morning AccidentThe victim was pinned between the two vehicles and suffered a broken right leg and arm, his left leg was crushed above knee and nearly required amputation. The 27-year-old man was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he was stabilized.
EXCLUSIVE: Iraq War Amputee Survives After Getting Caught In AvalancheDue to his injuries from the fall, Keith Zeier is temporarily unable to wear his prosthetic leg because he says his stump is too swollen.
Bloomberg Defends New Anti-Obesity Campaign: 'Do You Wanna Have People Lose Their Legs?'The New York City health department has declared war on oversized restaurant portions, going after the food industry in a subway ad campaign.
Doctors Save Boy And His Foot From Bone Cancer By Reattaching It BackwardsAfter doctors discovered a malignant tumor on his thigh bone, Dugan Smith underwent a rare and remarkable procedure.