Effect of prosthetic ankle units on roll-over shape characteristics during walking in persons with bilateral transtibial amputations.

Some important walking functions are adversely affected or eliminated in prosthesis users because of reduced or absent ankle motion. This retrospective data analysis determined the effect of prosthetic ankle units on the characteristics of the ankle-foot roll-over shape in persons with bilateral transtibial amputations. Seventeen subjects were fitted with… (More)