Prosthetics – Transfemoral/Above Knee Amputation

Amputation of the leg through the femur bone. Many options are avail-able for prosthetic design, including suction, kiss strap and pin locking suspensions. Above knee amputees require a knee component; it can be mechanical or microprocessor. Currently, prosthetic feet are made of carbon fiber and provide more energy return allowing participation in higher impact activities.