Powered Prehension Orthosis

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Engen Electric Powered Prehension Orthosis - Eppo

The Engen Electric Powered Prehension Orthosis, or EPPO, is a hand orthosis with a preassembled component system consisting of an aluminum forearm section attached to a radial forearm, connected by a wrist friction unit to a fiberglass hand section which stabilizes the thumb in stationary abduction. The stainless steel finger piece positions the index and middle fingers and is activated towards the thumb for 3 point prehension. Velcro straps secure the forearm, hand, and fingers. The unit has a

Exoskeleton Glove

---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of an exoskeletal glove for an individual with grasping difficulties. Charalampos Ioannou developed an exoskeletal glove after observing his grandmother having difficultly holding a remote control in her hand. This metallic orthotic glove that fits over the hand and supports the movements of the hand. The glove is controlled by the movement (kinetic stimulus) of the user's hand. It is intended for use by individuals with motor disabilities

Powergrip Assisted Grasping Orthosis

The PowerGrip Assisted Grasp Orthosis is a powered prehension orthosis designed for use by individuals with grasping, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities, spinal cord injury (SCI), stroke, cerebral palsy (CP), multiple sclerosis (MS), or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This electric powered wrist-hand orthosis can provide a user with limited wrist extension strength the ability to pick up, grasp, hold, and manipulate objects. This orthosis can be used for eating, shaving, brushing

Parent Category: Dynamic Function

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