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We use our hands so often during the day, it’s easy to take for granted just how complex our fingers are. Graduate students in the University of Hartford's prosthetics and orthotics program understand these complicated mechanics. Now one of them is using her knowledge to develop what she hopes will be the most realistic prosthetic finger on the market.
The other feature involves the phalangeal segments, or bones, of the finger. Beasley’s creation uses continuously adjustable phalangeal segments so there is a more customized fit for the patient while still making it possible to mass-manufacture the fingers.