Selecting a test for the clinical assessment of balance and walking capacity at the definitive fitting state after unilateral amputation: a comparative study.
Centre d'Investigation Clinique Plurithématique INSERM 803, CHU Dijon, France.
- Published Article
Prosthetics and orthotics international
- Publication Date
Dec 01, 2012
2MW test can be proposed as the first-line clinical test. The FRT can be indicated for the specific assessment of balance disorders. Clinical relevance This validation of a clinical evaluation of balance and walking capacity after lower limb amputation may be useful in everyday practice to ensure in a simple and standardized way the follow-up of patients and adapt treatments--especially prosthetics--at the definitive prosthetic phase.
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