Types of Prosthetics Legs
We provide prosthetic legs that are both custom-designed by our clinicians and custom-built by our on-site technicians for each prosthetic patient. We work hard to help our patients return to their favorite activities by catering our care to each individual. These prostheses can be made up of a variety of componentry including:
Above the Knee (Transfemoral, Hip Disarticulation, Knee Disarticulation)
A microprocessor knee is a computer-controlled device that can provide a smoother gait for an above-the-knee amputee. Flexion, extension, and stability may feel more natural which provides a greater sense of security on uneven terrain.
A powered knee is a microprocessor knee that is motor-powered. It is designed to restore some of the muscle power that is lost due to an above-the-knee amputation. A powered knee can help with stair climbing and transitioning from sitting to standing.
Below the Knee (Transtibial, Syme’s, Partial-Foot)
A microprocessor foot/ankle is a computer-controlled, hydraulic device that is capable of changing dorsiflexion and plantar flexion angles.The angle of the foot changes to make walking uphill or downhill more comfortable and safe for an amputee.
High Activity Running Feet
A running foot is meant for a high-activity person looking to get back to being active. There are a variety of running feet that are specially designed for a variety of activities, including long distance running or sprinting. Running feet can be used by above-the-knee or below-the-knee amputees to get back to the high-impact activities that they love.
Partial Foot/Syme’s Prosthesis
Partial foot prosthesis can be used after any surgery or congenital deficit that leaves a patient without a portion of their foot. These prostheses vary in functionality and style and can be custom design and built to each patient’s condition and desires. A partial foot prosthesis helps to optimize the weight bearing surface of the foot and to propel the foot through the gait cycle resulting in smoother, more efficient walking.