Physical therapy students and faculty revealed a new assistive device in St. Augustine that will help amputees who want to remain active by running outdoors. They invented a running frame invented as part of graduate-level courses in POAT (Prosthetics, Orthotics and Assistive Technology) at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciecnes. The device was just granted a patent and if it works well for the amputees, faculty members hope to bring it to market as a product available to assist amputees across the country. The story was featured in Jacksonville news (videos below), as well as in the St. Augustine Record: READ THE ARTICLE.
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