Pair of non-articulated, platform-type extension p

Made:
1962
maker:
Hanger Orthopaedic Group, Inc

Pair of non-articulated, platform-type extension prostheses with blocked leather ischial tuber-bearing thigh corsets. These are connected by telescopic side steels to wooden platforms, permitting weight bearing under the feet, by means of leather bootees. Made for a 4 year old boy with congenital absence of both upper limbs (amelia) and very short lower limbs. Made by Hanger in 1962.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-506
type:
prosthetic leg
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust
status:
Permanent collection

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