The fabrication of well fitting sockets is a main area of concern for learning among CPO’s, and rightfully so. The socket is truly important.

However the socket is part of a whole prosthesis, and the prosthesis is part of the moving body, and the moving body takes part in life and living.

The influence of the knee is very high on the living with a transfemoral prosthesis, and the following topics relate to various important issues.

Mass distribution of components within the prosthesis.