Dr. V.J.S. Vohra
Senior Consultant
(Prosthetics-Orthotics)
Certified by:
Rehabilitation Council of India
Hony. Prosthetic Adviser:
Govt. of Punjab
Govt. of Haryana
Chandigarh Administration
Govt. of Himachal Pradesh
 

Artificial Legs

Artificial Legs

Nagarjuna, an engineering student and a recent above knee amputee gives a personal account of the first day on his new prosthesis.... Please watch this video and learn how a young amputee regains confidence before exploring what he can do with a C-leg from Ottobock! 

 

South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius made history when he became first double amputee to compete in an athletic event at Olympics 2012 in London, and he went upto semi finals, running on his both artificial legs! Initially banned from international competition on the plea that the artificial legs gives him extra advantage over the abled bodied athletes, Oscar appealed against the ruling and became the first amputee to compete in Olympics.

    

Heinrich Popow won gold in London 2012 paraolympics with Otto Bock prosthesis, which enables an athlete with above knee amputation to use treadmill and take part in sports involving running, long jump, high jump and javelin.

   

Mission Everest! Ashok with his below knee artificial leg

Ravi Kant with his artificial leg - above knee C leg

 

Otto Bock Products are most popular in the world and has a worldwide presence in large number of countries. Otto Bock artificial limbs are available to fulfil the needs of all patients with professional clinical management.

Video clips below show the artificial legs while walking and negotiating steps.


Anuj walks with below knee left artificial leg


 
   

Above knee C Leg
For details on C Leg and C Walk foot which can also be fitted in below knee and above knee artificial legs, see video below;

   

C-Walk Foot

Energy and Comfort for Daily Life

The C-Walk foot delivers it all, from responsive heel strike to dynamic toe off to exceptional terrain conformance.

At a Glance

- Impressive heel shock absorption
- Carefully controlled plantar flexion of up to 12 degrees
- Efficient, physiologically-correct rollover
- Smooth transition from stance to swing phase
- Multiaxial motion to compensate for uneven terrain
- Stress reduction for the sound extremity
- Part weight = 480 gm Our C-Walk foot meets patient's demands for a modern, active lifestyle. People of all ages will benefit from increased function in a high-tech, appealing design.

Cosmetic Shell

The C-Walk cosmetic shell is visually pleasing, and a foam connection cap is designed to offer easy connection and disconnection from the foam cover.

Trias Foot

In today's world, it is important to maintain balance in life – getting work done and maintaining contact with friends. With the Trias® foot, you are ready  for these challenges.

At a Glance

  • Light
  • Adapts to various walking speeds and uneven surfaces
  • Smooth foot rollover
  • Safe walking and standing
  • Modern design
  • Attractive and functional foot cosmetic
  • Suitable for moderate activity
     

With the Trias foot, you walk with security and comfort with a controlled gait pattern. Instead of concentrating on every step, you can totally rely on your prosthesis system and focus your attention on your surroundings and companions. Trias foot adapts to all surfaces and easily adjusts to uneven ground. You can play with your children or grandchildren, stroll comfortably through the mall, or have to get to the bus, the foot adapts perfectly to the different speeds. Therefore you are once again more flexible and independent in your daily life.

Otto Bock Limbs gives Mobility with Stability


Old lady walks comfortable with below knee artificial leg


In the 1M10 Adjust, Otto Bock has developed a foot that can be readily adapted to the individual needs of the patient – quickly and easily, with following features:-
  • Stable stance, even when weight is transferred between the prosthesis and the sound limb
  • Multi-axial behavior to compensate for uneven surfaces
  • Adjustable heel stiffness for adaptation to the individual requirements and gait pattern of the amputee without the need for realignment of the prosthesis
  • Light weight construction
  • Attractive and functional footshell with removable connection cap comes in 2 versions – normal shape and small shape
  • Improved stability under changing loads and when walking on different surfaces
  • Easy rollover for physiological, gentle walking
  • Easy adaption of heel stiffness, foot shape and foot color to suit the users individual needs
   
 ABOVE KNEE ARTIFICIAL LEG
Left photo shows an above knee stump. Right: above knee artificial leg has been fitted.
Left photo shows patient descending steps with above knee artificial leg. On the right the artificial leg is cosmetically covered to give a natural finishing.

  
Left photo shows playing golf with above knee leg. Photo on right shows Otto Bock above knee C Leg

BELOW KNEE ARTIFICIAL LEG

Left photo shows a below knee stump. Right: below knee artificial leg has been fitted.

      
Left photo shows Below knee leg is cosmetically covered to give a natural finishing. On right golf is played with below knee leg.
 
 OTTO BOCK FOOT
     
                                          Trais foot                                            C Walk foot
     
                             Dynamic foot                                              Sach Foot

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