Poster Session
Issue Date: August 01, 2019
Published Online: November 15, 2019
Updated: November 26, 2019
The Functionality and Confidence a Client Receives When Utilizing the MCPThumb: A Single Case Study
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL, USA
  • Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL, USA
  • Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL, USA
  • Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL, USA
  • Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL, USA
Article Information
Hand and Upper Extremity / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Assessment/Measurement
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2019
The Functionality and Confidence a Client Receives When Utilizing the MCPThumb: A Single Case Study
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311500033. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO7015
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2019, Vol. 73, 7311500033. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2019.73S1-PO7015
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