Above Knee ( Trans-Femoral )
Once a patient's limb has stabilized, they are
now ready to be fit with their definitive or permanent prosthesis.
The options that are available for the definitive prosthesis cover every aspect of construction and use by the patient. Socket designs may vary from a quad design or cat-cam design, laminated, or thermoplastic. Type of suspension can range from a pelvic band and waist belt, a Silesian belt, suction, or a liner with a locking pin. Knee's range from stance control, four bar, pneumatic controled, hydraulic controled, or computer control such as the C-leg. There are shock pylons with or without rotation that are available, and a whole array of prosthetic feet; from the basic sach foot, to dynamic response feet, to energy storing feet that maybe used in conjuction with or without an ankle . All of these variations are not suitable for every patient, to see what prosthesis is best for you contact your physician or one of our trained practioners for a consultation to design a prosthesis that fits your exact needs. Below is a listing and photos of the common set-ups that the Rehab Indy staff have had excellent results with.
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