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SILICONE BLADDER SUSPENSION FOR THE WRIST DISARTICULATION LEVEL AMPUTEE USING A MINI PUMP SYSTEM TO ALTER VOLUMETRIC PRESSURE INSIDE THE SOCKET
The purpose of this article is to describe an alternative fitting technique for the wrist disarticulation amputee. The socket design utilizes a silicone bladder contained in a sealed chamber with a one-way expulsion valve ...
MULTI-FUNCTION SWITCHING OPTION FOR THE HIGHER LEVEL UPPER LIMB AMPUTEE
The purpose of this article is to describe an alternative switching option for the higher-level upper limb amputee. Currently available body powered switches allow for only one function which can become quite cumbersome ...
A COMPARISON OF UPPER LIMB AMPUTEES AND PATIENTS WITH UPPER LIMB INJURIES USING THE DISABILITY OF THE ARM, SHOULDER AND HAND (DASH).
Amputation of a limb represents a catastrophe for the adult amputee and their family. However data regarding the prosthetic, functional and psychological outcomes achieved by these patients is limited. There is no well ...