Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2023 , Vol 69 , Num 3

Upper limb prosthetic prescription

Yasin Demir 1
1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Health Sciences University, Gaziler Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Türkiye DOI : 10.5606/tftrd.2023.12933 One of the most important parameters of prosthesis rehabilitation is to determine the most suitable prosthesis in patients with upper extremity amputation. When deciding on the prosthesis, the clinical features of the amputee should be highly matched with the predicted prosthesis. Prescribing the most suitable prosthesis and minimizing the mismatch can be possible with a detailed prosthetic evaluation. Keywords : Amputation, prostheses, rehabilitation