Andrea B. Wanamaker, Rebecca R. Andridge, and Ajit M.W. Chaudhari
Lower-limb amputees are routinely prescribed a prosthetic limb a few months post amputation. Depending on the type and cause of amputation and the activity level of the amputee, the type of prosthesis prescribed can vary greatly between amputees. While hundreds of investigations have been performed that examine biomechanical outcomes of various types of prostheses, one thing remains unclear: when should biomechanical investigations be performed?