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Fancy Footwork

December 21, 2010

This prosthetic actively senses the wearer’s position and uses a motorized spring to imitate how the ankle, calf muscle, and Achilles tendon work to push off the ground. The result is a more natural gait and less pressure on the hips and back.

Product: PowerFoot BiOM
Cost: Not available
Availability: Now
Source: www.iwalk.com
Companies: iWalk