BLUE LIGHT SPECIAL - Hammer use to hammer nails, with "bionic" prosthetic hand, poses tricky Catch-22 for Cybathlon 2020 [review]
The Cybathlon 2020 race rules confront us with two interesting Catch-22 aspects:
-hammering (if not other dangerous) activity that is not endorsed by "bionic" hand manufacturers
-use of damaged / perforated covers, not endorsed by Ossur [link]
A hammer, particularly a cheap or small one, even more so than a heavy dangerous "real" hammer, is an unlikely tool to use with an ~80 000 USD myoelectric "bionic" device that is specifically built to sustain only the lightest of work. And the subject of hammering, technically, as arm amputee with a prosthetic arm, has become relevant since the Cybathlon 2020 directors [link] have taken it upon themselves to make it a "discipline".
STOP - HAMMER TIME?
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