Lower Extremity Prostheses

Lower extremity prostheses are used to replace limbs located at hip level or lower. The two main types of lower extremity prostheses are:

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Transtibial - for amputation transecting the tibia bone or a congenital anomaly resulting in a tibial deficiency. This is also referred to as a "BK" or below-knee prostheses.

Transfemoral - for amputation transecting the femur bone or a congenital anomaly resulting from femoral deficiency. This is also referred to as "AK" or above-the-knee prosthesis.

Lower extremity prostheses are used to replace limbs located at hip level or lower. Some of the lower extremity prostheses that we offer are listed below:

  • Preparatory pylon prosthesis
  • Above-knee and below-knee prosthesis
  • Foam cover systems
  • Computerized, hydraulic and pneumatic knees
  • Energy storing feet (Flex-Foot, Springlite, Pathfinder)
  • Multiaxial feet (College Park, Endolite)
  • Swimming Prosthesis
  • Ultra lightweight geriatric prostheses
  • Hip disarticulation and hemi-pelvectomy prostheses
  • CAT-CAM and narrow M-L ischial containment sockets
  • Iceross suspension
  • Silicone sleeves