Date Presented 04/06/19
There are a limited number of body-powered prosthetics available for partial thumb amputates. The loss of thumb function affects operations such as manipulation and pinch. The MCPThumb is a body-powered thumb prosthetic that allows individuals with a partial thumb amputation to regain function and confidence during everyday tasks. Results from this study indicated that the participant performed to a higher functional level while utilizing the MCPThumb.
Primary Author and Speaker: Susan Denham
Additional Authors and Speakers: Ethan Powell
Contributing Authors: Jinha Jeong, Ashley Langford, Anna Moore