Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.

Providence VA Medical Center, Rhode Island


Prosthetics and Orthotics Research Laboratory

The Providence VA Medical Center Research Orthotics and Prosthetics Laboratory is no longer recruiting paticipants for the following research study:

Home Study of an Advanced Upper Limb Prosthesis

Linda Resnik, PT, PhD, FAPTA, leader of the Center for Neurorestoration and Neurotechnology (CfNN) Focus Area 3, continues to lead the Merit Reward of the VA Home Study of an Advanced Upper Limb Prosthesis. The overall objective of the study is to examine: the feasibility and acceptance of home use of an advanced upper limb prosthetic device; the logistical support requirements utilized during three months of home usage;  and comar the outsomes of users of patterne recognition control scheme to the outcomes of users without.  Data collection is being conducted at the James A. Healy VAMC (Tampa, FL).  The Providence VA Medical Center serves as the Coordinating Site for this project.


Papers reporting on DEKA studies.

Point of Contact: Frantzy Acluche, MSc
Phone: (401) 273-7100 ext. 6274
Email: *



* This link uses regular email and is not secure.
Do not send personal or medical information over the internet