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In the present investigation, we found an increase in mortality with: increasing age (4% increased risk per year of age); male gender (41% increased risk); use of assistive device (28% increased risk); being an exclusively household ambulator (2.
Agnes Healthcare, Baltimore, Maryland, a407-bedintegratedhealthcare delivery system: Once the resident is properly placed in the gait harness, he or she can be transferred into the ambulator for mobility-enhancing activities.
Census Bureau [52]), weight <275 lb (125 kg), unilateral TFA, nonvascular amputation etiology, amputation at least 2 yr prior to the study, and classification by the study prosthetist as an unlimited community ambulator (i.
A 69-year-old male, community ambulator, with a seizure disorder, slipped and fell at home and immediately complained of hip pain.
15] Testing occurred with the experimental foot conditions within an appropriately sized Aetrex Ambulator shoe (Teaneck, New Jersey).
foot, multiaxial Typical of community ankle/foot, ambulator who has ability dynamic response, to traverse most or flex-walk environmental barriers system or equal.
6%), transitioning from HC to LC ambulator, while the subject with the least compliant ankle in EV (subject 7) improved the least (15%), with no change in ambulation category.
Concave curvature of the LL profile was presented by 12 subjects: 10 household ambulators, 1 limited community ambulator, and 1 community ambulator.
K3 = Patient has ability or potential for ambulation with variable cadence--a typical community ambulator with ability to traverse most environmental barriers and may have vacation, therapeutic, or exercise activity that demands prosthetic use beyond simple locomotion.
In this study, an HD subject walking outside in individual home environments with a prosthesis after discharge was defined as a community ambulator.
Human subject volunteers were included in this investigation if they had a transtibial amputation at least 12 months prior and were a limited community ambulator or more active (Medicare Functional Classification Level [MFCL] [greater than or equal to] K2).