A below-knee amputation several inches of leg bone below the knee are required in order for an artificial if a limb is swollen when the prosthesis is. Page 3 side plank – bent arm 1 lie on your prosthesis side on a mat or the floor 2 lift your body up so your weight is supported on your elbow and foot. A below-knee or trans-tibial prosthetic is used for any amputation transecting the tibia bone or a congenital anomaly resulting in a tibial deficiency. At mccleve o&p, we believe in a team approach to your below knee amputation and prosthetic care we team with doctors, wound clinics, and rehabilitation centers. Below knee amputation: an overview of prosthetic care according to the national limb loss information center, in the united states there are approximately 17.
A below-knee (bk) prosthesis will typically consist of a custom-made socket, a pylon and a foot sometimes a suspension sleeve or harness may also be necessary. A simplified below-knee prosthesis roy e pfaltzpff, md8 medical superintendent, adamawa provincial leprosarium garkida via yola, nigeria, w africa. Read this featured patient story about james concannon who was fitted with a below knee prosthetic after he had a below knee amputation from his diabetes. Below knee amputation knee technology these advanced prosthetic knee devices use internal computers that allow patients to walk efficiently and maintain.
Wwwuncpocom instructions for a below knee prosthesis: • the following is a basic guide from unc hospitals department of prosthetics & orthotics to help. Transtibial (below knee) manual about us 1 advanced prosthetics is a “center of excellence” for limb loss rehabilitation our team of prosthetists provide.
Transtibial prosthesis system – (below knee) all amputee patients being fitted for transtibial prosthesis are measured for and fit with a prosthetic liner made of. You have no items in your shopping cart home / products / prosthetics / textile products / shrinkers/ below knee. General description: there are many types of below knee prostheses the type that an amputee is fit with depends on the shape of the residual limb, activity level.
Find out about prosthetic leg systems and their components, including the world-famous c-leg microprocessor prosthetic leg for above-knee amputees. The below-knee prosthesis of bmvss has been designed to looks like a normal limb, allowing for the range of movement required for normal human locomotion.