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The effects of two different types of chopart prostheses during level walking on gait parameters, socket and plantar pressure

Congress type icon Prosthetics - Biomechanics gait analyses

Congress type icon Lecture Scientific/Practical

The effects of two different types of chopart prostheses during level walking on gait parameters, socket and plantar pressure

Speaker:

Thomas Kaib

Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg

Bewegungsanalyse

Date/Time:

Fri, 2018/05/18 14:30 - 15:45 | Lecture #4 / 5 export in calendar

Place:

CCO, Room 2

Abstract:

The loss of the forefoot lever due to Chopart amputation is a known problem and often a Bellmann (BP) or Clamshell prosthesis (CSP) is fitted to restore the foot length. Both devices address foot length however the CSP seems to be more effective in creating an adequate foot lever.