Science,Tech and History of Prosthetics
History of Prosthetics
The first known man made limb was a big toe made from the Egyptians in 950-750 B.C.E, B.C.E, The next known prosthetic was a iron arm worn by General Marcus Sergius, Ambroise Paré made significant advances in both amputation surgery, and the development of prosthetic limbs. limbs made in these times were used through 1500s and 1800s. During the civil war there were more amputees. one solider in the confederate army made the most advanced model to date. advancements were made during the world wars and through history then on, Today prosthetic limbs are made by using metal ,computer and engineering tech. some researchers are trying to find a way to 3D print limbs to make it more available for people who cant afford one or more.
Egyptian Leather Big Toe
Ambroise Paré Amputation Surgeon and Developer
J. E. Hanger Civil War Soldier Amputee
Civil War 1861-1865
MGS 5 Snakes Prosthetic Arm Design
Metal Gear Solid 5 The Phantom Pain. A prosthetic used through out the game.
MGS 5 Snakes Prosthetic Arm
Snakes Half Scale Replica Bionic Arm Model
Todays Prosthetic Technology