Empower



Benefits at a glance

Cover longer distances at a higher speed

The Empower delivers the exact amount of propulsion with every step that you need to push off and move forward.

More stable gait when walking down slopes

When walking downhill, the Empower is lowered to adapt to the slope of the ground. This gives you more stability because you can put your whole foot on the ground faster.

Coping with everyday life

Slopes and stairs are often a challenge. Compensating for missing muscle functions takes a big effort. The Empower gives you the power that is needed for forward and upward movements. This enables you to overcome obstacles.

Relief function for a more natural appearance

The Empower is lowered to the floor when sitting. That not only looks more natural, it also relieves your residual limb.

Reduced joint strain

The Empower improves the gait by providing support, thus reducing joint strain. The prosthetic foot can also help reduce knee and lower back pain.

Setup app for O&P professionals

Your O&P professional uses the setup app to customise the Empower prosthetic foot to your needs.

Benefits confirmed in studies

Discover scientific information about the Empower. The benefits of the prosthetic foot have been proven in clinical trials. More information can be found at Downloads.

More than a prosthetic foot. It’s a foundation.

The prosthetic foot makes a difference in the success of your treatment. Learn more about prosthetic feet in general and our other foot options here.

User experience

Mattias (Empower user from Sweden)

Most users are familiar only with mechanical prosthetic feet, but with a mechatronic foot like this, you can actually move the joint. It feels very natural. When you walk, it is just like a normal foot – it moves. It gives you this power. It's almost as if the Empower is walking for you.

Devin (Empower user from the USA)

The Empower changed my life. Thanks to the Empower, I can work an 8-hour shift and more without pain. It is really the most adaptable ankle joint I've ever stood on. The foot has given me back the quality of life that I have been dreaming of for over twelve years. The Empower is really revolutionary.

Rob (Empower user from the USA)

My goal is to get back to where I was before my accident. I often had back pain. It was just not possible for me to carry out my tasks at work properly. Since I have had the Empower, I am able to do everything I used to do.

Functionality

How the Empower works

The Empower imitates the original functions of the muscles and tendons, thereby ensuring a smoother movement sequence and a more physiological gait pattern. Active propulsion is a unique feature, providing high-energy support for every step. The leg and entire body are propelled forwards. Your weight is gently transferred to the sound limb. At the same time, sensors regulate the intensity of the forward thrust required for the respective situation and the most suitable foot position.

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FAQ


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