Prosthetic functional component, upper limb, prosthetic hand, body-powered


Prosthetic hand in which motion between adjacent parts is achieved by the hand's own activating mechanism. The body powered devices are activated by movement of body segment(s). The mode of operation may be voluntary opening, voluntary closing or voluntary opening and closing. The position may be obtained by a manual or an automatic lock.

Production Type

Prefabricated (ready to use or adjustable)

Activities and Responsibilities Supplier

Classification ISO 9999

061824060300 - Prosthesis, upper limb, functional component, terminal device, prosthetic hand, active, body powered



User Characteristics

User Characteristics ICF Code

1b1801 - Impairment in experience of self
1b260 - Impairment in proprioceptive function
2d4400 - Limitation in picking up
2d4401 - Limitation in grasping
2d4402 - Limitation in manipulating
2d4403 - Limitation in releasing

Contra Indication Text

High external load and forces.

Intended Use Text

Supposed to be used as functional (to grip, keep, support) and cosmetic replacement of the amputated hand for activities which require a fine grip.

Intended Use ICF Code

1b1801 - To support or train experience of self
1b260 - To support or train proprioceptive functioning
2d4400 - To support or train picking up
2d4401 - To support or train grasping
2d4402 - To support or train manipulating
2d4403 - To support or train releasing

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