Researchers patent technology for smart seat cushion, adaptable prosthetics

September 21, 2018 GOSCIN 0Comments

Researchers have patented a smart seat cushion that uses changes in air pressure to redistribute body weight and help prevent the painful ulcers caused by sitting for long periods of time in a wheelchair. The same technology can be used to create prosthetic liners that adapt their shape to accommodate changes in body volume.

from Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
via Wheelchairs

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