Mechanical Hand Prosthesis
Are body-powered prosthesis with indirect control , whereby the active functions are triggered via body harness . with targeted movement of the musculature of the shoulder girdle and / or residual limb , the prosthesis wearer tighten individual segment of harness so that the respective prosthetic component is moved purposefully via pull-release cable .
The hand on a body-powered prosthesis can have a simple design, such as a metal hook. Or it can be cast to have a more realistic appearance. It is also shaping and support element of the prosthetic gloves .
It is available in different sizes .