Monday, May 23, 2022

body powered options for elbow disarticulation

DeAnna Chapman

I am searching for all body powered prosthetic options for a patient with an elbow disarticulation amputation. I am considering Hosmer’s outside locking hinges and would like to know if there is a prefabricated forearm that can be utilized with this type of joint. Cosmesis is not of concern, so if there are other elbow joints and/or forearm combinations that have been successfully utilized by your patient with an elbow disarticulation, I would appreciate that feedback as well.
Thanks,
DeAnna

DeAnna Clough Chapman, CPO, LPO, FAAOP

Gainesville Prosthetics
3870 NW 83rd Street
Gainesville, FL, 32606

Office: 352.331.4221
Fax: 352.332.8074
Email: [email protected]

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