Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2021 Aug 3. Epub 2021 Aug 3.
Research Department, Providence VA Medical Center, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America Health Services, Policy and Practice, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America US Army Burn Center, US Army Institute of Surgical Research, Ft. Sam Houston, TX, USA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital & Clinics, Tampa, FL, USA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA Rehabilitation & Prosthetic Services (10P4R). Orthotic, Prosthetic & Pedorthic Clinical Services. US Department of Veterans Affairs. Washington DC. USA. School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences. Morsani College of Medicine. University of South Florida. Tampa, FL. USA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System, Gainesville, Florida, USA James A Haley VA Hospital, Tampa, FL Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University Staff Physician, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia.
Objective: To describe and quantify the relationship between limb impairment variables to key functional outcomes.
Design: Observational study of 107 participants with unilateral above/at elbow (AE) or below elbow/wrist (BE) amputation. Demographics, prosthesis characteristics, residual limb length (RLL), and prevalence of passive range-of-motion (PROM) restrictions, and strength impairments were described. Read More