What is a myoplasty? Myoplasty is when antagonistic muscles are sutured together.
Name more pressure sensitive areas of the lower extremity. Besides the patellar, the femoral condyles, distal tibia, fibular head, and tibial tubercle can cause wounds if a proper fit and accomodation is not made.
There are two ways to describe congenital malformations, transverse deficiency and longitudinal deficiency. Describe the differences. Transverse deficiency is where there is no distal limb available after the site of congenital malformation. Longitudinal deficiency is where there is distal limb available after the congenital malformation. An example would be not having a tibia
What type of activity would you expect of a K3 vs a K4 level patient? A patient assigned a K3 level has the ability for variable cadence seen in work environments, exercise environments, or normal walking. A patient assigned a K4 level has the potential for high impact on the limb. This consists