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NPTE Clinical Files

Aug 3, 2018

Rodney underwent a right transtibial amputation and is being fitted for a patellar-tendon bearing socket. 

The physical therapist is challenged with understanding the design of the patellar-tendon bearing socket, pressure-tolerant areas, and pressure-sensitive areas.

How well do you know your socket designs? Let's test your knowledge in this excellent episode about the patellar-tendon bearing socket!

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