Prosthesis Equipment

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The term “prosthetic” is also used as an adjective to describe items. For instance, the sock used to cover the limb is called a prosthetic sock. Prosthesis: While prosthetics refers to the science of creating artificial body parts, the artificial parts themselves are called prosthesis.
Two types of prostheses — transtibial and transfemoral — are used to replace a missing leg. Transtibial prosthetics are used to replace parts missing below the knee. Transfemoral prosthetics include an artificial knee joint and attach to the thigh.

In practice, there are four common types of prosthetic limb, which replace either a partial or complete loss of an arm or leg: Below the knee (BK, transtibial): An prosthetic lower leg attached to an intact upper leg. Above the knee (AK, transfemoral): A prosthetic lower and upper leg, including a prosthetic knee.

For more information:

Otto Bock HealthCare LP
11501 Alterra Parkway Suite 600
Austin, TX 78758
USAPhone +1 800 328 4058
Fax +1 800 655 4963

Endolite US
1031 Byers Road
Miamisburg, OH 45342
Tel: +1 937 291 3636
Fax: +1 937 291 0789
rep for  “Blatchford”

The Ohio Willow Wood Company
15441 Scioto Darby Road
P.O. Box 130
Mt. Sterling, Ohio