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Exoskeletal Indications

Heavy Duty Users
Funding Limitations
Previous Users

2

Exoskeletal Adv

Durable
Less Expensive

3

Exoskeletal Dis

Cosmesis
Difficult to Adjust
Increased Weight

4

Endoskeletal Indications

Cosmesis
Adjustability
Decreased Weight

5

Endoskeletal Adv

Cosmesis
Decreased Weight
Adjsutability

6

Endoskeletal Dis

Cover Durability
Weight Limitations

7

Gel Liners Indications

Thin Limbs
Adherent Scar Tissue
Bilateral
Diabetic
Sensitive Skin

8

Gel Liners Adv

Cushioning
Reduce Sheer Force

9

Gel Liners Dis

Bulky
Heavy
Uncosmetic

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Pin Lock Indications

Reduce Shear Force
Less Belts

11

Pin Lock Adv

Improved Suspension
Better Proprioception

12

Pin Lock Dis

Difficult to Don
Must be cleaned daily

13

Suction/ Vacuum Indications

Need for Intimate Suspension
Active

14

Suction/Vacuum Adv

Best Suspension
Proprioception

15

Suction/ Vacuum Dis

Maintenance
Cost

16

Manuel Locking Knee Indications

Weak
Blind
Bilateral

17

Single Axis/Constant Friction Indications

Long Limbs
Good Muscle Control

18

Single Axis/ Constant Friction Adv

Durable
Easily Repaired

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Single Axis/ Constant Friction Dis

Little Inherent Stability

20

WASC Indications

Weak Hip Extensors
Poor Balance
Short Limb

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WASC Contraidications

Active Patients
Long TF
Bilateral

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Polycentric Adv

Stability
Imitates Normal Knee
Easier to Initiate Flexion

23

Polycentric Dis

Increased Maintenance
Increased Weight

24

Fluid Hydrolic Adv

Variable Resistance
Smoother Gait
Stance Phase Stability

25

Fluid Hyrdolic Dis

Heavier
Maintenance

26

SACH Adv

Extremely Durable
Stable
Lightweight
Good Shock Absorption

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SACH Dis

Lack of Flexibility
Lack of Adjustability
Cannot accomodate uneven terrains

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Single Axis Foot Adv

Ability to reach stable foot flat
Capability of changing heel bumpers
Stable

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Single Axis Foot Dis

Increased Weight
More maintenance
Increased Energy Cost

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Multiaxial Adv

Ability to accommodate uneven terrain in more than one plane
Reduces torque forces on the residual limb
Density or resistance of bumpers can be changed