Depending on amputation level, there are different parts to a prosthetic device including suspension type. Below, you will find common basic components that make up a prosthesis so that you can have a better understanding about what makes up a prosthesis. Designs and componentry selection can defer from prosthetist to prosthetist depending on patient presentation, activities and goals. This is determined via K-levels (take a look at our K level post for more information: https://www.ipsprosthetics.com/what-are-k-levels/ ). For further questions please contact our office we would love to help you. If your level of amputation defers from images shown below and you would like more information on what might work for your clinical presentation please call (949-699-0600).
Below Knee Prosthesis
Above Knee Prosthesis