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BiOM Story

 

The BiOM T2 system is a bionic ankle unlike any other commercially available ankle device. By replacing the function of your lost muscles and tendons the bionic ankle can act as a biological ankle would. It restores a more natural gait than what you would experience with any other prosthesis. Designed for people with both below- and above the knee amputations. Users find they’re able to live life more independently, return to work, and improve overall quality of life.

Some peer-reviewed publications have shown that traditional prosthetics may create gait abnormalities. These abnormalities could lead to any four possible clinical issues that affect the rehabilitation of people with amputations. These clinical issues include fatigue, slower walking, a feeling of instability, and potential musculoskeletal impairments such as osteoarthritis and low back pain.

Having the proper prosthetic can have the following benefits:

  1. Increases walking distance and speed

  2. Reduces joint damage, pain and risk of osteoarthritis

  3. Improves safety and stability on variable terrain

  4. Providing easier climbing of ramps, hills and stairs 

 

Biom ankle foot

Prosthetic Challenges to Successful Amputee Rehabilitation

Peer-reviewed publications have shown that traditional prosthetic devices, such as ‘microprocessor’ systems, create gait abnormalities. Any deviation to a natural gait can lead to any four clinical issues that affect the rehabilitation of people with amputation. These issues include fatigue, slower walking, a feeling of instability, and potential musculoskeletal impairments including osteoarthritis and low back pain.