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Lateral bending of the trunk (P)
prosthesis too short
poor shape lateral wall
aligned in abduction, wide base gait
Abducted Gait; medial pain (P)
too much abduction
poor shape medial wall
poor support femur
pelvic band placement too far away from the body
Circumducted Gait (Amp)
lack of confidence; muscle weakness or fear
too much alignment stability
friction of knee too strong, hard to bend the knee
External rotation of the prosthetic foot heel strike (P)
too much resistance in plantarflexion; plantarflexion bumper or heel wedge too hard
too much toe out
fit too loose
External rotation of the prosthetic foot heel strike (Amp)
extend the limb to vigorously at heel strike
poor muscle control of the limb
Uneven timing (P)
improper fit, pain want to shorten stance phase on prx side
weak extension aid or not enough friction in knee
cause excessive heel rise
alignment stability; knee buckles too easily
Instability of the prx knee (P)
not enough flexion of socket
plantarflexion resistance too great, knee buckles at heel strike
failure to limit dorsiflexion
Drop-off at the end of stance phase (P)/Foot Slap
limitation of dorsiflexion of foot
keel of foot too soft
socket placement too anterior
Excessive lumbar lordosis (P)
improper shape posterior wall forward rotation of the pelvis to avoid full wt bearing of the ischium
insufficient socket flexion
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