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  • A strain on the brain – walking with a prosthetic knee

    In a unique study from the School of Health and Welfare, it is now possible to see how walking with a prosthetic knee affects the cognitive functioning of a person. Saffran Möller, a qualified physiotherapist and PhD, has been using a new type of instrument, called fNIRS (functional near-infrared spectroscopy) that can measure the brain activity of a person whilst they use their prosthetic.