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Predicting Walking Ability Following Lower Limb Amputation

December 31, 2021 — 31, 2023
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It is crucial to understand the evidence available to determine which characteristics prevent walking candidacy and prosthetic fitting criteria. There are many characteristics such as age, level, etiology, cognitive ability and pre-amputation characteristics which have been identified, and are backed by evidence to form population conclusions. This presentation will help provide the US and international prosthetic professional an understanding of evidence support regarding provision of prosthetic care, for all viable amputee candidates. The purpose of this symposium is to educate the clinician regarding existing high quality evidence to support prosthetic candidacy. View Course Preview....
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Highsmith, Jason

Jason Highsmith, DPT, PhD, CP, FAAOP, is Deputy Chief of Research for the VA/DOD Extremity Trauma & Amputation Center of Excellence, Associate Professor at the University of South Florida and a Captain in the US Army Reserves.

Kahle, Jason
Organization: OP Solutions Inc

Jason Kahle, MSMS, CPO, LPO, is the CEO of OP Solutions.

Kaufman, Kenton

Kenton Kaufman, PHD, PE, is the W Hall Wendel Jr Muscu­loskeletal Research Professor, Director of Motion Analysis Laboratory, Professor of Bioengineering, and Consultant in the Departments of Orthopedic Surgery, Physiology and Biomedical Engineering at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Kaufman serves on the Medical Advisory Board for AOPA.

Schaepper, Johannes
Organization: Loma Linda University Medical Center

Hans Schaepper, PhD (c), MS Div, CPO, is the founder of an entry-level Master of Science in Orthotics & Prosthetics program at Loma Linda University in Southern California.

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