Group 6

Upper Limb

oapl specialise in a range of customised upper limb prosthetic devices for both congenital conditions and trauma based amputations.

Custom prostheses for:
  • Moveable fingers (mechanically body function)
  • Partial Hands
  • Wrist Disarticulation
  • Long, medium and very short transradial
  • Through Elbow
  • Long, medium and very short transhumeral
  • Shoulder Disarticulation
  • Forequarter-related situations

Functional and cosmetic upper limb prosthetic solutions

Helping you reach your goals and ambitions through state-of-the-art prosthetic technology

At oapl, we offer extensive capabilities and experience in all areas of upper limb management. Whether you are seeking a cosmetic or a functional prosthesis, our clinical team will work closely with you to achieve the best possible outcomes.

 

Ranging from passive, moveable or muscle activated myoelectric terminal devices, you will have access to the most advanced prosthetic technology on the market.
These tailored designs are adaptable for a wide range of applications including office work, dusty or dirty environments, recreational activities, high demand sport activities and wet area environments.

 

Whatever your goals and aspirations, we’re ready to help you achieve them now and into the future.

Benefits of Upper Limb with Oapl

Personalised Support

We understand that each limb difference is unique! Our prosthetists are dedicated to individualising our approach to your needs.

Advanced Prosthetics

Product development is in our DNA! You’ll always have access to the latest prosthetic technology to help you excel both now and in the future.

Experienced Team

Collectively, our national team of prosthetists have hundreds of years’ experience providing complex prosthetic services for all ages.

Specialist Expertise

Our prosthetists are tertiary qualified specialists in their field; backed by years of training, education and practical experience.

We love the oapl crew. Every aspect of the prosthetic is so easy with them. They always explain to Amelie what’s going to happen next...The encouragement Amelie gets from Pat, Rich and the WHOLE office is amazing! Thanks team you do an an amazing job!

Amelie

Flemington

We simply couldn't do all of this without Erin's invaluable support in coordinating with OTs and NDIS. I couldn't recommend them more, they have become an integral part of my daughter's journey in using prosthetic arms.

Valerie

Alexandria

My current prosthesis is out of this world! Undoubtedly the best I've had in forty years... If you're seeking expertise, understanding, professional advice, cutting edge technology and seamless collaboration with the NDIS, I recommend you look no further.

Andrew

Shenton Park

Frequently asked Upper Limb questions

A specialised clinical team involving a rehabilitation physician, occupational therapist and a clinical prosthetist.

The prosthesis will be carefully designed and manufactured to offer functional levels with the support of your clinical team.

Yes, the prosthesis will assist you in promoting bimanual hand functions and help to restore balance.

Your clinical prosthetist can organise appointments to help with any concerns you may have.

There are a wide variety of prosthetic styles! These can be designed to accommodate cosmetics, mechanical body functions and myoelectrics with muscle site activation.

Not all prostheses are able to get wet or be used in harsh environments. Speak with your prosthetist about what you can and can’t do with your particular prosthesis

There are a wide a range of prosthetic options for high activity and recreational needs!

 

These range from rowing attachments, guitar attachments and much, much more!

You will always need to visit your clinical team for maintenance and re-assessing and adjustments to maintain optimum operation and function.

Yes! Your clinical team will work closely with you to ensure a smooth transition whilst wearing a prosthesis.

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