Energy-saving prosthetic feet are better for amputees, study says

10/29/2013 | O&P Almanac (Adobe Flash required)

Energy-saving prosthetic feet allow amputees more flexibility, steps and safety when walking, according to a study funded by AOPA. Results of the study will lead to further research and specific clinical recommendations, said Silvia Raschke, who led the study and presented the findings at the AOPA World Congress last month. Michael Orendurff, who also took part in the research, noted that studies such as this one could help payers better understand device choices made by practitioners. "The medical world demands published results of efficacy," he said.

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