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With increased participation comes increased injuries. Doctors weigh in.
A new course at Columbia University teaches occupational therapy students how to build low-cost assistive and adaptive devices to help disabled youths thrive at home.
A physical therapist takes on his most frequently asked question.
- April 17, 2018
Columbia engineers and surgeons have designed a robotic brace that, unlike static braces, can modulate how corrective forces are applied to the torso.
- April 10, 2018
A new Science study from Columbia stem cell researchers has found that the liver is the surprising source of a growth factor that keeps bone marrow stem cells healthy.
- August 31, 2017
Columbia bioengineers and surgeons have developed a technique in animal models that overcomes a long-standing hurdle in lung regeneration.
- April 24, 2017
Columbia's occupational therapy programs were established during World War II, which increased the demand for qualified therapists.
- April 16, 2015
In Columbia's biomedical engineering department, engineers and physicians work together to solve problems and improve health care.
- December 30, 2014
Helen H. Lu and her research team specialize in growing multiple tissues to build functional organ systems that assimilate with the body.
- November 18, 2014
Unlike many robots, which mimic human capabilities, robotic exoskeletons and other robotic interfaces train humans to regain lost abilities.