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Hull early walking aid for rehabilitation of transtibial amputees - randomized controlled trial (HEART) (2010)
Journal Article
Mazari, F. A. K., Mockford, K., Vanicek, N., Barnett, C., Khan, J. A., Brown, B., …Chetter, I. C. (2010). Hull early walking aid for rehabilitation of transtibial amputees - randomized controlled trial (HEART). Journal of vascular surgery, 52(6), (1564-1571). doi:10.1016/j.jvs.2010.07.006. ISSN 0741-5214

Purpose: To compare articulated and nonarticulated early walking aids (EWAs) for clinical and quality-of-life outcomes in transtibial amputees. Methods: Patients undergoing lower limb amputation in a tertiary-care vascular surgical unit were screened... Read More

Kinematic gait adaptations in unilateral transtibial amputees during rehabilitation (2009)
Journal Article
Brown, B., Hancock, A., Barnett, C., Smith, L., Polman, R., Chetter, I., & Vanicek, N. (2009). Kinematic gait adaptations in unilateral transtibial amputees during rehabilitation. Prosthetics and orthotics international, 33(2), 135-147. doi:10.1080/03093640902751762

Introduction: Physiotherapists routinely prescribe the use of two different early walking aids (EWAs) to individuals who have recently undergone unilateral transtibial amputation. No research to date has investigated the kinematic gait patterns of tr... Read More