Naked Prosthetics creates custom-fitted hand and finger prostheses that allow an impressive range of fine motor skills to be done by the wearer, like holding and striking a match or unscrewing a tiny cap. Matt Finney lost parts of two fingers and his thumb from gangrene stemming from a blood clot. It's cool to hear him talk about how this changed his life. Here's some of the many other demonstrations on their channel:. Put it in your calendar. Once they start stacking one tentatively on top of another, the blocks not only spark waves of creativity, but actual real-world understanding of scientific principles like engineering and physics.
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The PIPDriver is designed for individuals who have an amputation through the middle or distal phalanx. As an articulating, body-driven prosthesis, the PIPDriver restores length, provides dexterity, replaces a missing DIP joint, and protects sensitive residua. Livingskin devices are hand-crafted from high definition silicone and hand-painted to match skin tone and appearance. Livingskin designs prostheses for clients with finger, hand, arm, as well as toe and foot deficiencies. Every prosthesis is custom painted to match the features which are unique to each client. With livingskin, clients receive the most realistic, aesthetic, and functional passive restoration available. We take care to ensure that the detail of these prostheses is remarkable, introducing features such as freckles and hair.
Watch this guy demonstrate his state-of-the-art prosthetic fingers
One to five digits may be lost to qualify for the iDigit, as well as those patients who have any loss of the palm. X-Fingers, developed by Didrick Medical, are body-powered artificial fingers that are made of stainless steel. M-Fingers and Partial M-Fingers are lightweight, waterproof hand components.
Naked Prosthetics designs and fabricates durable, custom prosthetic devices specifically for finger loss. This custom body-driven prosthesis is designed for individuals with amputations through the middle phalanx. Custom designed for individuals with amputations through the proximal phalanx, the MCPDriver restores the middle and distal phalanges.