Are Prosthetic Arms Stronger?
A question that people who don't use prosthetics often ask is 'are prosthetic arms stronger than biological ones?'. They are usually thinking about the prosthetics from fiction like the Six Million Dollar Man (which, fun fact, popularised the term 'bionics'!). Of course fiction doesn't have physics to contend with, but real life prosthetic technology is just as exciting!
If you've thought about prosthetics before but thought they wouldn't be durable enough for your lifestyle, the second part - 'are prosthetic arms stronger than they used to be?' - will assure you that the times have changed.
Are prosthetic arms stronger than biological ones?
If you're getting a replacement, you might as well get an upgrade at the same time, right? Well, it's best to be upfront - you're unlikely to lift weights with your prosthetic that are much heavier than you could without it.