What to consider when it's time for a new prosthetic knee
No matter what you rely on your prosthetic knee to help you do, there’s no doubt your knee is an integral part of your life. When it comes time to replace it, you owe it to yourself to consider your options carefully.
More prosthetic options are available than ever before and amputees should keep up to date about new prosthetic products and rechnologieslie all agree that amputees should keep up to date about new prosthetic products and technologies.
Topics to discuss with your prosthetist
In addition, manufacturers such as Ottobock we have patients who help train others and are available to speak with people considering their products
But there’s nothing like a test drive to help you know for sure if something is for you ask your prosthetist for a trial.
Sources of information
Sources of information about prosthetics
You may find these resources to have information that is helpful as you consider your next prosthetic knee:
• YouTube Every day we are adding videos that show you how to benefit the most from your Ottobock prosthetic or mobility products. You'll also find stories from people who are using our productsB.
• BLESMA (British Limbless Ex-Service Men’s Association)