Silicone finger and partial hand prostheses

Replacements after finger and partial hand amputations



Benefits at a glance

Grasping and holding

Finger prostheses and partial hand prostheses assume important everyday functions. They expand the gripping options of the affected hand: Keyboards, telephones and other control elements can be used again. They also serve as a counter-support for grasping and holding objects.

Inconspicuous appearance

In addition to their pure functionality, the discreet aesthetics of the prostheses are particularly convincing. The external appearance is restored with deceptive realism by individually designing the shape and colour. Your prosthesis integrates harmoniously into the overall body image and is not discernible to others at first glance.

Intensive use

Directly after getting up and into the late evening hours: Thanks to the custom socket design, your prosthesis fits without closures or pressure points and can be used the entire day.

Individually made to order

Every prosthesis is unique, individually fabricated according to your needs and wishes.

Easy care

With daily care on the inside and outside, you can wear your prosthesis every day from morning to evening. All you need is water and ph-neutral soap.

Functionality

Material

Ottobock fabricates finger and partial hand prostheses using what is known as medical grade silicone. This silicone material has been tested for skin friendliness and is suitable for medical applications. The high-quality silicone material that is used covers all characteristics of an optimum fitting: functionality, aesthetics and comfort.

Handling

The sensitive residual limb is securely protected by the individual socket design. Using the prosthesis is very straightforward: It can be put on and taken off easily. We recommend using Ottobock ProComfort gel (633S2) to assist with putting on the prosthesis. Thanks to the thin socket edges, the freedom of movement of the adjacent fingers is not impaired and optimum wearer comfort is assured. At the same time, the prosthesis is well secured and firmly held on the residual limb by the vacuum.

Care instructions

The high-quality silicone material that is used covers all characteristics of an optimum fitting: functionality, aesthetics and comfort. Temperature and UV resistance are just some of the benefits of the silicone material. Silicone prostheses are also easy to care for and very straightforward to clean. After use, they should be cleaned on the outside daily with water and pH-neutral soap. Permanent stains do not stand a chance if the care instructions are followed. Thin socket edges, secure fixation on the residual limb and excellent skin friendliness are just some of the advantages of the silicone material. Silicone prostheses are also easy to care for and very straightforward to clean. After use, they should be cleaned on the inside and outside daily using water and pH-neutral soap.

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Silicone finger and partial hand prostheses – information for users

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