Influence of prior activity on residual limb volume and shape measured using plaster casting: Results from individuals with transtibial limb loss
Joan E. Sanders, PhD, et al.
The purpose of this research was to determine
whether prior activity affected the shape of a plaster
cast taken of a residual limb. Plaster casts were taken
twice a day on subjects with transtibial amputation
using standard clinical casting procedures. Results
showed that prior activity influenced residual-limb
cast shape. Patients with amputation and practitioners
should be mindful of the patient's activities before
casting for a new prosthetic socket.
Volume 50 Number 7, 2013
Pages 1007 — 1016
Contents Vol. 50, No. 7
This article and any supplemental material should be cited as follows:
Sanders JE, Severance MR, Swartzendruber DL, Allyn KJ, Ciol MA. Influence of prior activity on residual limb volume and shape measured using plaster casting: Results from individuals with transtibial limb loss. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2013;50(7):1007–16.
ResearcherID/ORCID: Joan E. Sanders, PhD: E-8204-2011
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