Left above knee prosthesis with heavily padded soc

Made:
c. 1915

Left above knee prosthesis with heavily padded socket and leather suspension straps through housed rollers, set either side of the socket - a form of Moore's outside knee control. Semi-automatic knee locking mechanism on the outer side of the thigh with a ring at the upper end of the lever. Felt fore-foot with fashioned toes. Made in Japan during 1914-18 war. Weight: 8.25 lbs 3.7 kg.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-433
type:
prosthetic leg
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust
status:
Permanent collection

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