Body powered arms are not the same. Despite everyone saying they understand what these are, these arms are not the same. My setup explained, a generic setup explained. To show similarities and differences. For those in need to learn about this, technical differences to myoelectric arms are explained.
It is sometimes asked how this is done. There are many ways, including getting the waiter to get the cook to prepare it pre-sliced (my favorite lazy night out option). But no problem to get it done with the prosthesis.
I am not saying that the Carroll quantitative test for upper extremity function is necessarily the test most related to my own Activities of Daily Living (ADL). It is not. But manufacturers are going above and beyond their call of duty to build “bionic” prostheses that seem to excite their engineers, the media and that by […]
I also use a Dorrance 555 aluminum hook with nitrile covers. It is light, and it is extremely powerful and sturdy. Compared to the Otto Bock Movohook and right after wearing a few days, I would rate it as more precise, more sturdy, lighter and more versatile. The rubbers were a feature that some may […]