[The esthetics of lower limb prosthesis].

  • Franck Gardrat
  • Published 2015 in
    Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro ed…


The amputation, which is upper or lower limb, entails important consequences and often traumatic into subject amputee from a physical, psychological, interpersonal and social point of view. It acts on the body image unleashing different psychological disorders and alterations in the social and professional reality. The aesthetic prosthesis can be considered a good support to help the person regain a new body image of themselves, facilitating the process of physical rehabilitation and social integration.

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@article{Gardrat2015TheEO, title={[The esthetics of lower limb prosthesis].}, author={Franck Gardrat}, journal={Giornale italiano di medicina del lavoro ed ergonomia}, year={2015}, volume={37 Suppl 3}, pages={49-51} }