BiOM T2 System

The Future is Here Today!

Unlike any other commercially available ankle device, the BiOM T2 system is bionic. This replaces the function of your lost muscles and tendons in a manner comparable to what biological muscles normally do. It restores a more natural gain that you would experience with any other prosthesis. You’ll find you’re able to live life more independently, return to work, and greatly enjoy live with ease.

BIOM T2 System


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.


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BIONIC BENEFITS

Bionics is the science of constructing artificial systems that have some of the characteristics of living systems. The BiOM® T2 System provides natural Bionic Propulsion, emulating muscle function about the healthy human ankle during the load-bearing stance phase of walking. The benefits of Bionic Propulsion to amputee patients has been carefully studied and published in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Below is a summary of the major scientific findings that are most important for people living with an amputation.

1. AN AMPUTEE CAN WALK WITH A MORE NATURAL GAIT.

The BiOM is the only commercially-available ankle-foot device that restores the biomechanics of normal ankle-foot function during level-ground walking 

2. AN AMPUTEE CAN REDUCE MUSCULOSKELETAL STRESS BELIEVED TO BE CAUSAL OF OSTEOARTHRITIS.

BiOM System decreases impact force and knee moment on the unaffected leg during level-ground walking near the preferred gait speed relative to passive prostheses . Clinicians state that a prosthesis such as the BiOM that provides normal levels of powered plantar flexion could reduce the risk of comorbidities such as knee osteoarthritis.

AN AMPUTEE CAN USE LESS ENERGY TO WALK.

The BiOM System is the only commercially-available ankle-foot device that reduces walking metabolic energy to that of non-amputees.

4. AN AMPUTEE CAN WALK AT A NORMAL PREFERRED SPEED.

The BiOM System is the only commercially-available ankle-foot device that increases preferred walking speed to that of non-amputees.

5. AN AMPUTEE CAN NAVIGATE UNEVEN TERRAIN WITH LESS EFFORT AND GREATER SPEED.

The BiOM System increases stair-climbing push-off power to that of non-amputees. Further, the BiOM allows users to increase their preferred walking speed while walking on rocky surfaces relative to passive prostheses.