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1

In below-elbow amputees, what muscles do you use to open and close the terminal device?

Wrist extensors to open the device and wrist flexors to close the device

2

Myoelectric device vs body-powered device: which requires more body movement to operate

Body-powered

3

In above elbow amputees, what muscles are used to flex and extend the elbow, and what muscles are used to open and close terminal device?

Biceps flexes elbow and close the device.
Triceps extends elbow and open the device.

4

Myoelectric device vs body-powered device: which has higher sensory feedback?

Body-powered device

5

In above elbow amputees, how do you switch from controlling the elbow to controlling the hand?

Co-contracting the biceps and triceps