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27 - 29 October 2020

Advantages and/or disadvantages of microprocessor controlled prosthetic feet and ankles

Congress type icon High tech in orthopaedic technology – how much electronics does a person need?

Congress type icon Congress Lecture

Advantages and/or disadvantages of microprocessor controlled prosthetic feet and ankles

Speaker:

Brian Kaluf

Ability Prosthetics and Orthotics, Inc.

Date/Time:

Tue, 2018/05/15 16:45 - 18:00 | Lecture #3 / 6 export in calendar

Place:

CCO, Room 4

Abstract:

Microprocessor controlled prosthetic feet and ankles (MPA) are a relatively new technology for persons with lower limb amputation (LLA). Existing research evidence and advantages/disadvantages should be considered when making clinical decisions regarding MPA technology.