Susan Denham, Ethan Powell, Jinha Jeong, Ashley Langford, Anna Moore; The Functionality and Confidence a Client Receives When Utilizing the MCPThumb: A Single Case Study. Am J Occup Ther 2019;73(4_Supplement_1):7311500033. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO7015
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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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