Publications

Drew Hittenberger has extensive knowledge in the area of new technological advances in prosthetics having worked in Seattle with the Prosthetic Research Study and the Veterans Administration developing new products and fabrication techniques. His job was to design, test and fabricate sports and extra-ambulatory prosthetics. There he designed swimming and running prostheses. He also gave lectures throughout the world on these innovations.

A Soviet Prosthetic Workshop

Hittenberger, D.A.,: American Orthotic Prosthetic Association Almanac, pp. 22-31, December 1989


Energy Storing Prosthetic Feet

Wing, D., Hittenberger, D.: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Vol. 70, pp. 330-335, April 1989


A Unique Soviet-American Exchange

Hittenberger, D.A.,: American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association Almanac, pp. 43-46, January 1989


Amputations and Prosthetics

Burgess, E.M., Hittenberger, D.A., Gold, J.: Edited by R. Dee, E. Mango and L. Hurst, Principles of Orthopedic Practice. McGraw Hill, Vol. 1, pp. 362-368, 1988. Vol 1


Orthotics and Prosthetics in Nicaragua

Hittenberger, D.A., Carlson, M.: American Orthotic Prosthetic Association Almanac, pp. 48-50, June 1988


The Seattle Foot

Hittenberger, D.A.: The Year Book of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Year Book Medical Publishers, Inc., pp. 140-141, 1987


The Modular Flex-Foot Fabrication Manual

Hittenberger, D.A.: Flex-Foot Inc. Irvine, CA – Spring 1987


The Flex-foot Fabrication Manual

Hittenberger, D.A.: Flex-Foot Inc. Irvine, CA – Fall 1986


The Seattle Foot

Hittenberger, D.A.: Orthotics and Prosthetics Journal, Vol. 40, No. 3, pp. 17-23, 1986


The VA Seattle Foot; A Prosthetic Foot Designed to Improve the Storage and Release of Gravity-Generated Energy

Burgess, E.M., Poggi, D.L., Hittenberger, D.A., Zettl, J.H., Moeller, D.E., Carpenter, K.L., Forsgren S.M.: Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 75-84, July 1985


Development and Preliminary Evaluation of the VA Seattle Foot

Burgess EM, Poggi DL, Hittenberger DA, et al. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, July, 1985; 22(3):75-84


The Seattle/Flex Foot

Hittenberger, D.: Ability Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 10-11, 1985


The Seattle Foot Installation Instructions

Hittenberger, D.: The Model and Instrument Works. Seattle, WA 1985


A Laminated Ultra light Prostheses

Hittenberger, D., Putzi, R.:. Orthotics and Prosthetics Journal, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 41-46, 1984


A Below Knee Vacuum Casting Technique

Hittenberger, Drew A., Carpenter, Kenneth L.: Orthotics and Prosthetics Journal. Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 15-23, 1983


A Thermoplastic Endoskeletal Prostheses

Hittenberger, Drew A.: Orthotics and Prosthetics Journal, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 45-52, 1983


The Seattle Prosthetic Foot – A Design for Active Sports; Preliminary Studies

Burgess, E.M., Hittenberger Drew A., Forsgren S.M., Lindh, D.: Orthotics and Prosthetics Journal, Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 25-31, 1983


Extra-Ambulatory Activities and the Amputee

Hittenberger, Drew A.: Clinical Orthotics and Prosthetics. Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 1-4, 1982


Use of Electrical Stimulation in Prosthetics for the Control of Pain

Hittenberger, Drew A.: Orthotics and Prosthetics Journal, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 35-41, 1982