A United States soldier demonstrates Foosball with two prosthetic limbs Artificial limbs a type of prosthesis and are classified by the type of amputation they would replace, for example: Transtibial prostheses: Below the knee Transfemoral prostheses: Above the knee Transradial prostheses: below the elbow Transhumeral prostheses: above the elbow For congenital (from birth) defects the terms are used to refer to the body part that would be amputated. For example if one of the limbs is ...
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