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Below Knee ( Trans-Tibial )
Definitive Prosthesis

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 PTB, PTS, or total surface bearing. Type of suspension can range from a cuff, a cuff with a waist belt, knee sleeve suspension (neoprene or gel), suction, or a liner with a locking pin. 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 some of the common set-ups that the Rehab Indy staff have had excellent results with.

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Amputees Serving Amputees

Rehabilitation Institute Of Indianapolis, Inc.
2437 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, In. 46208
Phone: 1-888-456-7440 or 317-924-4505