Prosthetics and Orthotics (O'Sullivan)

  1. Fxn of a shank
    • provide leg length and shape
    • connect and transmit wt from socket to foot
  2. Pressure sensitive areas of the transtibial resid limb are
    • ant tib
    • ant tib crest
    • fib head and neck
    • peroneal nerve
  3. Pressure tol areas of transtibial residual limb
    • Patellar tendon
    • medial tibial plateau
    • tibial and fib shafts
    • distal end
  4. Silicone sheath, hows it work
    • clings to skinĀ 
    • has a distal metal pin which guides into the socket
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Prosthetics and Orthotics (O'Sullivan)
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Prosthetics and Orthotics (O'Sullivan)
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