- Gait characteristics of a soldier with a traumatic hip disarticulationBarri L Schnall
Center for Performance and Clinical Research, Military Advanced Training Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Phys Ther 88:1568-77. 2008..This report describes quantitative measures of energy cost and gait characteristics of a young soldier with a unilateral traumatic hip disarticulation...
- Transfemoral amputations: the effect of residual limb length and orientation on gait analysis outcome measuresJohanna C Bell
Center for Performance and Clinical Research, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD 20889 5600, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 95:408-14. 2013..The level of function achieved following a transfemoral amputation is believed to be affected by surgical attachment of the remaining musculature, resulting orientation of the femur, residual limb length, and eventual prosthetic fit...
- Metabolic analysis of male servicemembers with transtibial amputations carrying military loadsBarri L Schnall
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Rehabil Res Dev 49:535-44. 2012..Future work should include more taxing conditions to identify a threshold for potential limitations...
- Correlation of residual limb length and gait parameters in amputeesBrian S Baum
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Injury 39:728-33. 2008..This implies that surgeons may have more flexibility to amputate at a higher level to preserve soft tissue quality and improve prosthetic fitting without sacrificing gait function...