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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX002456-01A1
Title: Pivot-Flex Foot
Principal Investigator:

Glenn K. Klute

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: January 2018 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $65,712
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$819,549
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Project Summary (Public Abstract) When prescribing a prosthetic foot, clinicians face a dizzying array of choices as more than 200 different prosthetic feet are available. While these conventional prosthetic feet primarily function in the sagittal plane, the intact foot and ankle comprise a complex set of joints that allow rotation in multiple planes of motion. Some of these motions are coupled, meaning rotation in one plane induces motion in another. One such coupling is between the sagittal an...



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