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(3) Types of prostheses appropriate for different periods after surgery:

1. PostOperative Prosthesis (IPOP)
2. Temporary Prosthesis
3. Definitive Prosthesis

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Types of design of definitive prostheses (2):

1. Endoskeletal (Modular)
2. Exoskeletal

3

Types of fabrication for fabricating a prosthesis (2):

1. Conventional
2. Computer Aided (CAD/CAM)

4

Functions of the prosthetic foot (5):

1. Joint simulation
2. Shock Absorption
3. Stable weight bearing base of support
4. Muscle simulation
5. Cosmesis

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Categories of prosthetic feet (2):

1. Conventional
2. Dynamic Response

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Subcategories of dynamic response feet:

a. non-articulated
-- long keel
-- short keel
b. articulated

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Conventional foot/ankle assemblies (5 types):

1. Single axis
2. Multiple Axis
3. Solid Ankle Cushion Heel (SACH)
4. Stationary Attachment Flexible Endoskeletal (SAFE) foot
5. STored ENergy foot (STEN)

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Dynamic Response feet (subcategories/examples of):

1. Non-articulated long keel:
a. flex foot
b. springlite foot

2. Non-articulated short keel:
a. Seattle foot
b. Carbon Copy II

3. Articulated Dynamic Response:
a. College Park True Step

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Transtibial sockets (2):

1. Patellar Tendon Bearing Socket (PTB)
-- most commonly used)

2. Total Surface Bearing Socket (TSB)

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Types of Transtibial liners (2):

1. Pelite (most common)
2. Viscoelastic

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Transtibial Suspensions (Purpose):

To secure the prosthesis on the residual limb

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Types of transtibial suspensions (7):

1. Supracondylar cuff
2. Supracondylar system
3. Supracondylar/Suprapatellar system
4. Thigh Corset
5. Waist Belt
6. Sleeve
7. Pin/Shuttle

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A prosthesis for a transmetatarsal amputation may include:

1. rocker sole
2. a short shoe
3. a regular shoe
4. an anke-foot orthosis (AFO)
5. a shoe insert
6. (any combination of the above)

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Things the therapist should consider during patient examination:

1. Comfort or fit
2. Stability or function
3. Alignment
4. Appearance
5. Ability to don/doff the prosthesis.