Functional capabilities of lower limb amputees.


Five hundred lower limb amputees were evaluated by personal interview at the Artificial Limb Centre, Pune, India. Information thus obtained on activities of daily living and functional capabilities with their prostheses was analysed. The analysis showed that 55% of the amputees were totally independent, 40% had to use a crutch or cane and only 5% were… (More)

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