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2011 Adaptation to altered balance conditions in unilateral amputees

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Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/12/118/abstract

Description: Conclusion Of the two adaptation strategies in balance, the first appears before amputation due to pain and fatigue in the affected leg. This strategy appears in the form of reduced postural sway while standing on the non-affected leg. The second adaptation occurs during rehabilitation and regular use of the prosthesis resulting in normal weightbearing associated with reduced postural sway on two legs and return to the normal postural stability on one leg.
Adaptation to altered balance conditions in unilateral amputees due to atherosclerosis: a randomized controlled study Mayer A, Tihanyi J, Bretz K, Csende Z, Bretz E, Horvath M BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2011, 12:118 (full text available)

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Author/Contact: Mayer et al
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Added: Mon May 30 2011