Stainless steel system knee joint with wedge lock.
The lightweight construction of the 17LK3 Unilateral Knee Joint makes it particularly attractive. This system knee joint with a wedge lock comes with a temporary switch for releasing the joint for activities such as training on a therapeutic bike.
Partial or total paralysis of the leg muscles. Indication must be determined by a physician.
About the Unilateral Joint System:
With the Ottobock Unilateral Joint System, you can experience all the benefits of a unilateral system combined with the confidence of selecting the appropriate weight classification. The unique unilateral design means that you can stock less inventory while still accommodating a wide range of patients. Plus, you avoid the worry of a medial joint and have the option to accommodate a weight or functional need by using the joints in tandem. You’ll find that the system’s modular knee and ankle joints make it easy to update as your patient’s needs change. The components come in a range of sizes designed to target your patient’s needs – accommodating up to 220 lbs / 99 kgs in a single upright configuration and 350 lbs / 159 kgs in a double upright KAFO. In addition, the joints work with a MTP to floor measurement of up to 55 cms.
The process of walking rehabilitation begins immediately after amputation.The patient in collaboration and under the guidance of a physiotherapist or doctor create a rehabilitation program tailored to the specific needs of each case.
The team of experts suggests specialized exercises to maintain or increase muscle strength.The good physical condition of the patient facilitates the fastest and easiest gait recovery.