REHABILITATION OF THE LOWER LIMB AMPUTEE

Prosthetic Knees. Prosthetic Training. Reintegration Into the Community. Long-Term Follow-Up. Summary. MEDICAL AND SURGICAL COMPLICATIONS OF .... the ...

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