Some things you should know about Robohand devices
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Robohand uses 3D printing to provide functional, safe, cost effective upper extremity assistive devices to help enable any individual with an upper limb difference.
Overview and Expectation of Robohand devices:
Robofinger(The Tradesman Finger)--If people are missing the PIPJ & DIPJ then your MCP (knuckles) needs to have equal to or greater than 300 (degree) motion
Robohand --If people are missing all or partial fingers and/or partial hand, your wrist needs to have equal to or greater than 300 (degree) wrist motion)
Roboarm--If people are missing fingers / hand and wrist your elbow needs to have equal to or greater than 300 (degree) motion
Functionality – The design of Robohand uses the motion of existing joint(s) to mechanically move (or drive) the custom made device. Robohands are not myoelectric and do not require invasive surgery. Nor do they have motors or battery packs that add weight, require maintenance and increase cost. They are environmentally friendly as the PLA they are 3D printed with is biodegradable.
Robohand’s mission is to help enable people with an upper limb difference, be more independent and interact with the world so that they might live a full and joyful life.
List of terms:
 PIP: Proximal Interphalangeal Joint – this means the middle joint of your finger
 DIP:Distal Interphalangeal Joint – this means the end joint of your finger
 MCP: Metacarpal Phalangeal Joint – the joint between your hand and finger (knuckle)
 Myoelectric definition: A prosthetic control technique which utilizes skin surface EMG muscle potentials for the actuation and movement of an electric powered prosthetic component)