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Titanium Articulating mechanism for a finger prosthesis

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Titanium Articulating mechanism for a finger prosthesis

"Jon, there is no standard yet because as far as I know we are the first to make this type of mechanism for osseo integrated articulating fingers, we start making this type o procedure in the year 2011 and we only recommended for the total loss of…"
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Jon Kuniholm commented on Pablo Walls's video
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Titanium Articulating mechanism for a finger prosthesis

"Pablo, another question that I had is what standard you use for attachment at the abutment? Is there one in the industry as far as thread, the magnet, etc.? I would assume that they are different depending on the level of amputation and the size of…"
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Jon Kuniholm commented on Pablo Walls's video
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Titanium Articulating mechanism for a finger prosthesis

"Thanks Pablo. I think that it would be very helpful to people in this community if you posted as much information as possible on your process. For example, what parts are you using, where can they be ordered, and what decisions do you make along the…"
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Pablo Walls commented on Pablo Walls's video
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"Hello Jon, yes it is for sharing and here is a link on how I make these devices "Making the device", I don´t draw any sketch of the mechanism I make, I just make them along the way and they are custom made for each individual and for…"
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Titanium Articulating mechanism for a finger prosthesis

"So Pablo, are you sharing anything about the design of these fingers, or is this post just an advertisement?"
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Artificial complete orbital

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Tools For Prosthetists and Technicians

We'd like to better serve prosthetists and technicians on OPP, and have a few ideas about how to do that, but we'd like more. Start a new thread and suggests tools that would make your life easier.
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Super Important

Posted by Yuki Machida on April 5, 2014 at 11:46am 0 Comments

It would be super helpful if upper body prosthesis users could spend 2mins answering my survey! Its about interacting with people through prosthetic hands. 

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/7HN8FJP

Thanks in advance!

SOURCES OF INFORMATION

Open Prosthetics is our informational site and has links to accept donations. We maintain an Instructables Group, on which completed designs can be posted, and other collaboration can happen. We also have a a Google Group.

We're working on a wiki, where we will post information on prosthetics in general, to include information on the history of prosthetics, and a users guide to what is available.

Too many ways to find out about stuff? Maybe, but use whatever you're comfortable with, and we're sure the good ideas will get noticed.

Pimp My Arm

The place at OPP where users can talk about their needs and desires for prosthetic development, and volunteers can discuss solutions. This is the "blue sky," "no idea too crazy," Halfbakery section of the project. A more detailed explanation is here.

Pimp my arm has sections for arms, legs, and everything else.

More About the Wiki

A wiki is a user-editable webpage. Ours has sections on the various projects we're hoping to get users and volunteers working on.

We'd like to figure out what people need in a toolkit to maintain their prostheses as needed.

We're looking for help designing a survey to figure out what amputees like and don't like about their prostheses (if they wear them at all). Here's your chance to tell everyone what they should have asked you.

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