Abstract

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

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