Socket size adjustments in people with transtibial amputation: Effects on residual limb fluid volume and limb-socket distance.

Affiliation

Department of Bioengineering, 355061, 3720 15th Ave NE, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

Small intermittent adjustments of socket size using adjustable sockets may be a means for people with transtibial amputation to better maintain residual limb fluid volume and limb position while using a prosthesis.