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EVALUATION OF A NEW FLEXION WRIST INTEGRATED WITH ELECTRIC HAND
A new electric hand has been developed which integrates flexion/extension into an electric hand, with no increase in length over standard-length electric or body-powered hands. The development* has included a field trial ...
EVALUATION STUDIES OF NEW ELECTRIC TERMINAL DEVICES
Two new electric terminal devices (TDs) have been developed for use with myoelectric prostheses of the upper limb, at all levels. They each feature a quick disconnect wrist connection, so they may be interchanged with each ...
Wrist Innovations To Improve Function of Electric Terminal Devices
A major challenge in the development of terminal device (TD) and UE prosthetic devices is to add to the functional benefits to the wearer, without greatly increasing the weight, or complexity, or the cost of the ...
Evolution of the Utah Arm to Improve User Function
An ambitious re-development of the Utah Arm was guided by direct clinical feedback, producing a list of features to improve the full-electric prostheses. The goals of the development focused on the following: • Smoother ...