Upper Limb Disabilities in India

Upper limb disabilities, such as amputations, can have a significant impact on a person’s life. In India, upper limb amputations are not uncommon, often the result of accidents or illnesses such as diabetes. These disabilities can make everyday tasks difficult, limit a person’s ability to work, and affect their self-esteem and relationships with others.

One of the most significant challenges faced by people with upper limb disabilities is the lack of access to prosthetic devices and rehabilitation services. In India, prosthetic devices can be expensive and out of reach for many people, particularly those living in rural areas. Rehabilitation services, such as occupational therapy, are also limited and not widely available. This lack of access to prosthetic devices and rehabilitation services can make it difficult for people with upper limb disabilities to regain their independence and return to work.

In order to address these challenges, the government and society must provide the necessary support for those with upper limb disabilities. This includes access to affordable prosthetic devices and rehabilitation services. It is also important to raise awareness about upper limb disabilities and to change societal attitudes towards people with disabilities.

One way to provide support for those with upper limb disabilities is through the development of low-cost prosthetic devices. There are organizations and individuals working to create affordable prosthetic devices using 3D printing technology. These devices are not only more affordable but they can also be customized to fit the individual’s needs.

One such device is Grippy, a bionic hand by Robo Bionics designed for Indians by a few tech wizards from IIT Patna. Grippy was made and tested in India, keeping the requirements, climatic conditions, and cultural demands of the Indian population in mind. 

Rehabilitation services, such as occupational therapy, can also be provided to help people with upper limb disabilities regain their independence and return to work. Rehabilitation centres and therapy services can be set up in rural areas to ensure that people living in these areas have access to the same opportunities as those living in urban areas. One such centre that Robo Bionics works with is Omnify Prosthetics in Virar, Mumbai.

In addition to providing support, it’s also important to raise awareness about upper limb disabilities and to change societal attitudes towards people with disabilities. This can be done through education and awareness campaigns, as well as through the inclusion of people with disabilities in society.

In conclusion, upper limb disabilities can have a significant impact on a person’s life. The government and society must provide the necessary support, including access to affordable prosthetic devices and rehabilitation services, to ensure that those with upper limb disabilities can lead fulfilling lives. It’s also important to raise awareness and change societal attitudes towards people with disabilities. By working together, we can create a society that is inclusive and supportive of all individuals, regardless of their abilities.

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Last updated: November 10, 2022

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The deadline for cancelling a Service Booking is 7 days from the date on which You received the Confirmation of Service.

In order to exercise Your right of cancellation, You must inform Us of your decision by means of a clear statement. You can inform us of your decision by:

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We will reimburse You no later than 7 days from the day on which We receive your request for cancellation, if above criteria is met. We will use the same means of payment as You used for the Service Booking, and You will not incur any fees for such reimbursement.

Please note in case you miss a Service Booking or Re-schedule the same we shall only entertain the request once.

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In order for the Goods to be eligible for a return, please make sure that:

  • The Goods were purchased in the last 14 days
  • The Goods are in the original packaging

The following Goods cannot be returned:

  • The supply of Goods made to Your specifications or clearly personalized.
  • The supply of Goods which according to their nature are not suitable to be returned, deteriorate rapidly or where the date of expiry is over.
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We reserve the right to refuse returns of any merchandise that does not meet the above return conditions in our sole discretion.

Only regular priced Goods may be refunded by 50%. Unfortunately, Goods on sale cannot be refunded. This exclusion may not apply to You if it is not permitted by applicable law.

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You are responsible for the cost and risk of returning the Goods to Us. You should send the Goods at the following:

  • the Prosthetic Limb Fitting Centre that they purchased the product from
  • email us at contact@robobionics.in with all the information and we shall provide you a mailing address in 3 days.

We cannot be held responsible for Goods damaged or lost in return shipment. Therefore, We recommend an insured and trackable courier service. We are unable to issue a refund without actual receipt of the Goods or proof of received return delivery.

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