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1

What foot is good for athletes?

Dynamic response, multiaxis

2

Which foot has good shock absorption?

Hydraulic

3

Which foot is made with rubber bumpers?

Singe Axis (K1-2)

4

Which foot was a rigid wood heel?

SACH (solid ankle, cushioned heel)

5

What is the one choice for shin?

Pylon

6

What is more common, total surface bearing or patella surface bearing?

Total Surface Bearing

7

Which suspension is easiest to use?

Lock Mechanism

8

What pressure is used in an active vacuum?

18 mmHg

9

What knee is best for athletes?

Fluid controlled

10

What knee is bad for ambulation (must unweight knee to sit and must circumduct to walk)

Manual lock

11

What knee is best for automatic control? Used a lot by combat soldiers....

Microprocessor

12

Where do you want weight line in TKA Alignment?

T over K and A. T can be anterior to K and A. If T is posterior to K&A, it is unstable.

13

What is the most common socket?

Ischial containment
(Hanger ComfortFLEX is still good, but Quad Socket has no seated support and is not recommended)

14

What is the best transfemoral suspension for new amputees?

Laynard (freshmen)

15

What is the best suspension (TF) for advanced amputees?

Vacuum (seniors)