partial foot silicone prosthesis
Three examples of silicone partial foot prostheses:
The main advantage of the partial foot amputation is that the amputee can in many cases still be mobile without the use of a prosthesis for short periods or distances, for example, to go to the bathroom at night. As the heel bone is still intact, the amputee can stand and weight bear on the back of the remaining foot.
Walking does not appear normal as the full lever length of the foot is not present, it is often also not very comfortable, but possible.
The partial foot prosthesis has four main functions: