Flashcards in Prosthetic Feet Deck (19)
What kind of prosthetic foot is used for K2 users
Which dynamic response prosthetic foot consists of a cantilevered keel
Which prosthetic foot is considered the lightest foot?
Which dynamic response prosthetic foot consists of 1 pylon and foot
4 main types of prosthetic feet
2. Single-axis foot
3. Multi-axis foot
4. Energy storing/dynamic response foot
What kind of surfaces is a SACH foot best used on?
What are 2 types of flexible keel prosthetic feet?
1. Stationary Ankle Flexible Endoskeleton (SAFE)
2. Stored Energy (STEN)
Disadvantage of STEN foot
Can't use it on a Syme's amputation
Advantage of single axis prosthetic foot
Adds stability to prosthetic knee
Disadvantage of single axis prosthetic foot
Increased weight and cost/maintenance
What kind of patients are energy-storing/dynamic response prosthetic feet used on?
K3/K4 users. Athletes, active people that run and jump,
Disadvantage of a SAFE foot
Does not provide inversion/eversion
What axis does the single axis foot allow?
Motion in plantarflexion and dorsiflexion
Which prosthetic foot is a rigid keel
Difference between flex foot and flex walk prosthetic feet
Flex walk is a shorter version of flex foot
2 types of multi-axis foot
3 types of energy storing/dynamic response prosthetic feet
1. Seattle foot
2. Flex foot
3. Flex walk
What 2 prosthetic feet are used for K1 users?
SACH and single-axis foot