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EVALUATION OF LOCALIZED PAIN IN THE TRANSTIBIAL RESIDUAL LIMB

, Mohammad Yusuf Rastkhadiv, Mostafa Allami
CANADIAN PROSTHETICS & ORTHOTICS JOURNAL ; doi:10.33137/cpoj.v1i2.32028

Abstract: PURPOSE The socket is the main component of a prosthesis which surrounds the residual limb and transfers loads and motions between the residual limb and prosthesis. A misfit socket may lead to excessive stresses on the residual limb, pistoning of the prosthesis during walking, patient discomfort, pain, and skin damage. The quality of socket-skin interface directly affects quality of life, prosthesis use, and satisfaction from prosthesis in amputees. Pain is a devastating condition that prohibits prosthesis use1-4. The present study aimed to evaluate pain threshold and tolerance of the transtibial residual limb to improve its socket design and fit. Abstract PDF Link: https://jps.library.utoronto.ca/index.php/cpoj/article/view/32028/24445 How to cite: Ghoseiri K, Rastkhadiv M.Y, Allami M. EVALUATION OF LOCALIZED PAIN IN THE TRANSTIBIAL RESIDUAL LIMB. CANADIAN PROSTHETICS & ORTHOTICS JOURNAL, VOLUME 1, ISSUE 2, 2018; ABSTRACT, ORAL PRESENTATION AT THE AOPA’S 101ST NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, SEPT. 26-29, VANCOUVER, CANADA, 2018. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33137/cpoj.v1i2.32028 Abstracts were Peer-reviewed by the American Orthotic Prosthetic Association (AOPA) 101st National Assembly Scientific Committee. http://www.aopanet.org/
Keywords: quality of life / prosthesis / stresses / Socket / Residual Limb / Localized Pain / Transtibial Residual

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