Ottobock 6Y87 
Skeo 3D TF Liner 

Written by Admin Friday, April 3, 2015 9:34:58 AM
Ottobock announces the newest member of the Skeo liner family, the 6Y87 Skeo 3D TF for transfemoral amputees. Skeo 3D liners feature ASG (Anatomy Specific Geometry) technology, which reflects the complexity of the lower leg anatomy and... read more

The New C-Leg® New benefits from the leading... 

Written by Otto Bock HealthCare Tuesday, July 5, 2011 7:52:34 AM
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Otto Bock HealthCare announces a new version of the C-Leg® microprocessor-controlled knee, adding improved swing phase control, enhanced stumble recovery, a higher weight limit of 300 lbs., and increased... read more

Otto Bock Announces the Launch of the Genium™ Bionic... 

Written by Otto Bock HealthCare Tuesday, June 28, 2011 10:16:08 AM
 June 14, 2011, Minneapolis, Minn. Today, Otto Bock HealthCare announces the launch of the Genium™ Bionic Prosthetic System. This one-of-a-kind prosthetic knee utilizes sophisticated software to turn multiple environmental inputs (a complex... read more

Orthocare Innovations Wins da Vinci Award for Compas... 

Written by Orthocare Innovations Wednesday, October 27, 2010 12:58:34 PM
Oklahoma City, OK, September 30, 2010—Orthocare Innovations has been honored with the 2010 da Vinci Award, an international award that spotlights the world’s most innovative technologies for people with disabilities. Orthocare received the award... read more

Monkey Controls Robot Arm With Brain Implant  

Written by Aaron Saenz Wednesday, August 4, 2010 8:14:31 AM
If you want the epitome of cool cybernetics, it doesn’t get much better than a monkey waving around a robot arm. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have placed two neural implants in the brain of a macaque, allowing it to control a... read more

Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Awarded DARPA Funding to Test... 

Written by P. Campbell Wednesday, August 4, 2010 7:43:59 AM
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded a contract for up to $34.5 million to The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Md., to manage the development and testing of the Modular Prosthetic... read more

White Paper on Sensor Walk Microprocessor-Controlled Stance ... 

Written by Otto Bock HealthCare Wednesday, February 10, 2010 9:43:07 AM
  Developed by Otto Bock HealthCare in conjunction with Mayo Clinic, the Sensor Walk knee-ankle-foot orthosis (KAFO) is designed to improve quality of life for patients by making it easier and more secure to walk when the patient exhibits knee ... read more

High-tech hands: Bionic technology in the Hudson Valley 

Written by Sheldon Scruggs - Times Herald-Record Thursday, January 28, 2010 11:21:15 AM
People tend to take a lot of things for granted. For instance, take our hands. Every day, without thinking about it, we use them to grasp all kinds of objects. But suppose you didn't have an opposable thumb or were missing one or more fingers?... read more

High-tech Prosthetics Help Negaunee Man Get Back to Life 

Written by Otto Bock Wednesday, December 30, 2009 6:55:30 AM
 A devastating diagnosis of bone cancer meant a less than happy beginning to 2009 for 52-year old Karl Wideman of Negaunee. “I was told in February that I had osteosarcoma which is plenty to have to deal with on its own,” says Karl. “But... read more

On The Move - Labs with FES technology are improving... 

Written by Judy Peck, PTA, CBIS Wednesday, November 18, 2009 11:45:45 AM
  Vol. 20 • Issue 23 • Page 14  More than 200,000 people have a stroke each year, and millions more have multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury and other conditions that impact the nervous system. The... read more
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