The Use of Upper Extremity Prostheses is used worldwide as an amputee teaching tool
at Rehab Centers, OT, PT, Nursing, Prosthetic and Medical Schools. It is also widely
used to teach amputees, family members and therapists what can be accomplished with
The video offers:
Practical solutions to problems encountered by arm amputees.
Candid answers to questions that amputees, families, students, instructors, therapists,
nurses, doctors, counselors, and limb manufacturers wonder about but "forget" to
A glimpse of real life practical activities of daily living skills and techniques
in a way that teaches.
Insight into how a bilateral arm amputee (right arm above elbow and left arm below
elbow) manages a day in his life using body-powered prostheses. It shows how to put
on the prostheses, bathe, get dressed, undressed, put on deodorant, shave, toilet
duties, eating, cutting meat, dancing, work skills, and practical ADL functions.