Above-knee prosthesis with: C-Leg
Free Extended Warranty on all new C-Leg orders.
Happy 15th Birthday C-Leg!
Yes, the C-Leg is now 15 years old and in that time, it has become the most popular Microprocessor Knee Joint ever launched.
To mark its success, we have decided to let you in on the celebrations too…
From 1st October 2014, when you order a C-Leg you will also receive our 5 Year Extended Warranty free of charge*!
*Effective on all orders placed from 1st October 2014. This offer is only valid for C-Leg and cannot be combined with any other promotion. Offer applies to UK customers only.
For more information, please contact us here.
The microprocessor prosthetic leg that started a revolution
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What you need to know
Advantages for you
Stop worrying about falls
With its sensors, C-Leg knows when you’re in an insecure position. During a trip or stumble, it increases resistance to provide the support you need to recover before you fall.
Stability and flexibility
No matter the terrain or your speed, the C-Leg is always thinking about security, so you don’t have to. You can speed up, slow down, and go down stairs step‑over‑step with the assurance that the C-Leg is there for you.
Multiple modes for multiple activities
You’ve got more than one speed – so does C-Leg! The C-Leg offers two activity modes, set by your prosthetist at your request. You can program for your most common activities, such as specific job tasks or riding a bike.
Stand at ease
C-Leg’s standing mode gives you support with your knee flexed between 7º and 70º. Just by having that flex, you’ll find you use less energy while standing. Washing dishes or standing in line is suddenly more comfortable.
Getting your prosthetic leg into motion is easy with the support from a C-Leg microprocessor. The smooth, natural start to your “swing phase” gives you the freedom and control you need to meet the challenges of your everyday life.
Every step is smooth and secure
Choose one of the Triton feet or Trias foot from Ottobock to complete your C-Leg system:
- the lightweight Triton carbon fiber foot with exceptionally smooth control;
- the Triton Vertical Shock (VS) with great shock absorption in a compact design;
- the Triton Harmony® with integrated vacuum technology;
- the Triton Heavy Duty, robust and waterproof, for particularly challenging conditions), or
- the Triton Low Profile, with especially low structural height for those who need the extra room.
Stability and function in the palm of your hand
Switching between activity modes is easy by pressing the wireless remote control or bouncing on the toe.
C-Leg has been the subject of more peer-reviewed, published clinical studies than any other microprocessor knee in history. No other microprocessor knee on the market comes close to C-Leg’s record of results.
How the C-Leg works
How the C-Leg Works
The innovative C-Leg was designed to reproduce the functions of a biological leg. Click here to see a video about how the C-Leg's microprocessor-controlled hydraulic system performs throughout your walking pattern (gait cycle) to give you stability and control.
C-Leg system components
Please go to the Downloads tab on this page to download a list of C-Leg components and their product numbers.
Choose any of the Triton feet from Ottobock to complete your C-Leg system:
The lightweight Triton carbon fibre foot with exceptionally smooth control
The Triton Vertical Shock (VS) with great shock absorption in a compact design
The Triton Harmony with integrated vacuum technology
The Triton Heavy Duty, robust and waterproof, for particularly challenging conditions
The Triton Low Profile, with especially low structural height for those who need the extra room
Highly stable yet lightweight carbon fibre frame
Patient weight: Max. 300 lbs*/136 kg
Weight of the knee joint only: about 2.8 lbs / 1,145 g
Height of the knee joint only: about 8 inches / 20 cm
Adjustable activity modes: 2
Operating time with fully charged battery: 40 to 45 hours
Maximum possible knee flexion angle: 125°
*Must be used with tube adapter 2R82= 120-240 to reach this weight limit. Other adapters reduce to 275 lbs maximum weight. See your prosthetist for specifics.
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