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  • May 23, 2019 Naked Prosthetics Brings Functional Finger Prosthetics to Europe

    Naked Prosthetics, the leader in partial digit and thumb prostheses, has announced its entrance into the European market with three partnerships in Germany and Austria, the Netherlands and Belgium, and the United Kingdom. “Our expansion into Europe is a direct response to the demand we have received from [...]

  • May 14, 2019 Amputee Support: Helping an Underserved Group

    “You all aren’t just changing lives, you’re saving them,” says quadruple-digit amputee Matt, who is an administrator for a new online support group specifically for finger and partial hand amputees. Designed primarily as an amputee-to-amputee forum, the Facebook support group also serves as a place for caregivers, industry [...]

  • May 8, 2019 Laughter and Trauma: The Healing Connection

    There’s an old adage: Laughter is the best medicine. This is so true for many in the finger and partial hand amputation community. Time and again those living with finger loss find themselves looking to humor to help deal with both the physical and mental challenges they face. [...]

  • May 7, 2019 A Personal Essay on Persevering Through Amputation

    Tolkien once said, “It is not the strength of the body that counts, but the strength of the spirit.” Although he may not have intended it, these words of wisdom may have no better target audience than new amputees. Tolkien’s words fittingly emphasize that it is not our [...]

  • June 18, 2018 Camouflage, Design, and the Art of Prostheses

    Accessories, clothing, and outward appearance are just as personal as any other form of self-expression. When it comes to prostheses, many amputees want a device that’s not only functional, but is also an extension of their personal style. In Naked Prosthetics’ (NP) design lab, Manager of Custom Graphics, [...]