BADAL X In- and Exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Above and/or below knee amputation
  • Difficulties with the socket attached prosthesis:
    • Pain related to the socket-body-interface
    • Frequent prosthetic loosening
    • Socket-body-instability related to stump volume fluctuations
    • Recurrent skin infections and ulcerations in the socket-body interface area
    • Skin irritation related to sweat retention in socket/liner
    • Impaired sitting related to uncomfortable socket-body-interface
    • Standing and walking restrictions related to socket-body-interface problems  


Exclusion Criteria:

  • Atypical femur/tibia anatomy (eg deformity, dysplasia) or nearbij hip-, knee joint dysfunction
  • Radiation therapy at target limb or chemotherapy within past 18 months
  • Peripheral vascular disease with local critical ischemia (TcPO2<40mmHg)
  • Diabetic mellitus with polyneuropathy
  • Local skin infection or systemic inflammatory disease
  • Immunocompromised or immunosuppressive drug use
  • Cardiorespiratory conditions that limit current and future potential for walking
  • Cognitive impairment with problems to adhere to medical instructions 
  • Somatically unexplained pain or physical condition(s)
  • Active smoking
  • Obesity (BMI>30)