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The effect of alignment on the balance and confidence of trans-femoral prosthesis users : a literature review

Fisher, Donna and McGarry, Anthony and Deans, Sarah (2013) The effect of alignment on the balance and confidence of trans-femoral prosthesis users : a literature review. In: ISPO 2013 World Congress, 2013-02-04 - 2013-02-07, HICC.

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Abstract

The aim of this review was to establish current protocols for trans-femoral alignment and appropriate balance and confidence outcome measurements. Optimal alignment and repeatability may lead to more stable and functional gait.