oa South African Medical Journal - The university of Cape Town artificial limb
|Article Title||The university of Cape Town artificial limb|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Pieter Moll and Nutfield Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Feb 1960|
|Pages||125 - 133|
|Keyword(s)||Biomedical engineering, Lower limb prosthetic gait, Prosthetics and University of Cape Town artificial limb|
The prevalent principle in above-knee prosthetic design of obtaining knee stability by knee back-bracing against a down-toed foot is a violation of good anatomic principles and must for ever be discarded.
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