NEW DESIGN OF THE SOCKET OF HIP DISARTICULATION PROSTHESIS
Keywords:hip disarticulation prosthesis, new product, design
The main goal of a lower limb prosthesis is to fulfill the functions of the missing limb such as structure and aesthetics. Among all the lower limb prostheses, the one of hip disarticulation represents a great challenge due to problems of making and accommodating the patient using it. After trying to make a classic hip disarticulation prosthesis, it is noticeable how difficult it is to use. This paper aims to create a new optimized and improved hip disarticulation prosthesis focusing on the socket but also on functionalities and on its design.
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