What is a stump prosthesis?
A stump prosthesis, also known as a prosthetic limb or prosthesis, is a device that is used to replace a missing limb. It is designed to mimic the appearance and function of the missing limb as closely as possible, and is custom-made to fit the individual’s stump. The prosthesis is typically made of a combination of materials, such as plastic, metal, and rubber, and may include a socket, a pylon, and a foot or hand component. It is worn over the stump and is held in place by straps or a harness. The prosthesis is controlled by the remaining muscles and nerves in the stump, allowing the individual to use it to perform activities of daily living.
What can be the cause of an arm of leg amputee?
There are several potential causes of limb amputation, including:
How can Osseointegration prosthesis benefit the patient?
Osseointegration prosthesis, also known as an osseointegrated prosthesis, is a type of prosthesis that is anchored directly to the bone of an amputee. This type of prosthesis can provide several benefits to the patient, including:
what can AOFE amputee clinic do for me?
AOFE amputee clinic can provide a variety of services to individuals who have had a limb amputation. These can include: