Below elbow amputation
Removal of limb between wrist and elbow.
Static alignment of prosthetic/orthotic components.
Device used for an amputation between wrist and elbow.
Amputation of both lower limbs.
Bringing both shoulders forward which is used in prosthetic control of upper extremity conventional prosthesis.
Bringing both shoulders backwards which is used in prosthetic control of upper extremity conventional prosthesis.
Acronym for Below Knee.
Spinal orthosis developed in Boston, USA to treat various back diagnoses.
Another term used to describe an orthosis.
Proximal trimlines of a socket or brace.
Area where plaster/other material is used to relieve an impingement or prominence.
Refers to the residual limb being larger in circumference at the end than at the top.
Transversal surgical technique according to Burgess: transtibial amputation building a long posterior flap.