Amputation occurring below the knee. The prosthetic socket is the primary connection between the remaining limb and the prosthetic limb. The more intimate the fit of the socket, the more comfort and function you have will have.
A type of amputation involving the removal of the knee and part of the leg. The remaining lower portion is turned 180 degrees, with the ankle serving as the new knee joint.
An ankle disarticulation that removes the foot leaves the heel pad intact, so weight can occasionally be put on the leg.