Stephen Davies still has his old prosthetic. He went for years without it, or without any prosthetic limb at all. It takes just a glance at his old prosthetic to know why – it’s disappointing, even unhelpful. A metal claw is scary to look at, and while wearing it, he has to manually twist clamps shut to pick something up with it.
This rudimentary prosthetic is only five years old. When it comes to medical care like prosthetics, he doesn’t have much of a choice. That is unless he plans to make his own limb.