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1

artificial replacement of a body part

prosthesis

2

what are two types of prosthesis timelines

temporary (up to a year)
definitive

3

Know components of prosthesis

shank/pylon
socket
suspension

4

What is a K0

no ambulation

5

What is a K1

limited household ambulation

6

What is a K2

limited community ambulation

7

What is a K3

independence in community and leisure activities

8

What is a K4

full independence in high- level activity

9

What are the conventional feet?

are they mobile

SACH and K0-K1

no

10

What are the K1 feet?

SACH
SAFE
single axis foot

11

A short lever has ___
a long lever has ____

more stability, less energy return

less stability, more energy return

12

What is the purpose of a split heel?

to react with different surfaces

13

types of K3s

non-articulated short/long lever
articulated keel
poly-centric

14

hydraulic ankle controls

PF.

stores energ in DF

15

torsion absorption feet allow

translation of rotational forces through feet.

16

characteristics of pylons

transfer weight
shock absorber
can add rotator
end/exoskeletal

17

what are 2 methods of fabricating socket?

casting vs cad cam