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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Are Women at Increased Risk of Developing Secondary Physical Conditions Associated with Lower-Limb Amputation and Long-Term Prosthesis Use?
Principal Investigator:

Rebecca Stine

Location: Chicago, IL
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $100,852
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Long-term transfemoral (i.e., above-knee) prosthesis users are at an increased risk of developing secondary musculoskeletal conditions compared to the general able-bodied population. Significant resources have been devoted to the immediate rehabilitation needs of persons undergoing lower-limb amputation, but there needs to be greater consideration for the early identification and modification of potential risk factors responsible for long- term development of secondary health conditions such as...

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