International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Public Health | India | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024

Uses of Prosthetics for Improving Quality of Life: A Basic Review

Mewanlambok Tiewsoh | Dr. Neena Gupta [3]

Abstract: Prosthetics, the artificial devices designed to replace or augment missing or impaired body parts, have played a pivotal role in enhancing the quality of life for individuals. Over the years, advancements in prosthetic technology have led to remarkable improvements in functionality, comfort, and aesthetics. These innovations have not only restored mobility but have also significantly impacted the overall well - being and quality of life for millions of people worldwide. Justification: The article on the use of prosthetics for improving quality of life provides a comprehensive overview of the positive impact these devices have on individuals. It delves into how prosthetics restore functionality, independence, and mobility to those who have experienced limb loss or impairment. The piece emphasizes the psychological, social, and physical benefits, showcasing how these devices not only aid in daily activities but also contribute significantly to emotional well - being and societal integration. Overall, it's a valuable resource underscoring the transformative role prosthetics play in improving the lives of many. Result: The article highlights the transformative impact of prosthetics on enhancing quality of life. It discusses technological advancements, personalized solutions, and the emotional benefits for individuals. Overall, it underscores the profound positive effects of prosthetics in improving mobility, restoring functionality, and fostering independence for people with limb loss or disabilities. Materials and methods: This article was written after collecting required a systematic literature search using databases like PubMed, Indian j Plast Surg, JSTOR, Science direct, Google Scholar, NCBI and academic journals. It also Included studies examined the impact of prosthetic devices on quality of life in individuals with limb loss or impairment and it also include? Technology for monitoring everyday prosthesis use (Chadwell 2020) ?, ?Implementation of 3D printing technology in the field of prosthetics: Past, present and future? (Mareno 2019), ? Technological advances in prosthesis Design and rehabilitation following upper extremity loss? (Bates 2020), ? Acost - effective prosthetic leg: design and development ? (Hogue 2022), ? Prosthetic Rehabilitation in the lower limb ? (O?Keeffe & Rout 2019). Objective: Role of prosthetics in enhancing daily functionality and restoring independence for individuals.

Keywords: Impact of Prosthetics, restoring Sensation, psychological reactions, return to daily life, future of prosthetics

Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,

Pages: 1577 - 1582

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