Applied Biomechanics in the Management of Partial Foot Amputations


The incidence of Partial Foot Amputations (PFA) is increasing associated with the increased incidence of obesity and diabetes. Management of these amputation can be challenging because some interventions may do more harm than good. This course uncovers the biomechanics of the amputated foot and describes intervention techniques that serve to preserve the residual foot while helping to restore functional gait.


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If you cannot access this online test or have any questions regarding it, please contact us at or 888-678-6548. Paper or electronic versions can be sent upon request.


Please also review the following documents:

Allard AFO Professional Instructions

Allard Partial Foot Illustrative Guide

8-Step Customization Guide

Product Selection Guide