An evaluation of patient perceptions to the value of the gait laboratory as part of the rehabilitation of primary lower limb amputees.

The value of gait analysis for research and product development/evaluation in prosthetics is well understood. However, in the rehabilitation of amputees, the application of gait analysis beyond observation in the clinical setting is not routinely practiced, largely due to the cost and time taken to complete a fully instrumented data collection and analysis… CONTINUE READING