“Bionic Fingers” Restore Independence to Man who Lost Part of Hand

“Bionic Fingers” Restore Independence to Man who Lost Part of Hand

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bionic-hand.jpgEven though he is 60, one of Frank Hrabanek’s biggest thrills these days is being able to tie his shoelaces by himself. Until a short time ago, that two-handed task would have been impossible for Hrabanek, who lost all four fingers on his dominant hand following an industrial accident.

But two months ago, he was fitted with a prosthesis featuring what are being called the world’s first bionic fingers.

His wife, Zlata, calls the bionic fingers “a miracle.” (Read and see photos from the Canadan Press)

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