Reclaim your power
Advantages at a glance
Covering longer distances in less time
The Empower Ankle provides the exact amount of propulsion needed for every step you take. In doing so, weight is distributed gently over the remaining limb, allowing you to conserve energy. This means you are less fatigued, so it is easier to cover longer distances in a faster walking speed.
Safety and stability on different terrains
The Empower Ankle stabilizes your movement as its decelerates the body during rollover of the foot before accelerating again for toe-off. In addition, the entire surface of the foot lowers itself immediately to the floor. You can control every step regardless of the surface, which gives you a secure feeling.
Coping better with everyday life
In everyday life, ramps, slopes and especially stairs repeatedly pose challenges. It takes a great deal of energy to compensate for missing muscle functions. This is where the Empower Ankle comes into play, restoring the propulsion which is needed for forward and upward motion. This enables you to cope effortlessly with stairs and sloping terrain.
Gentler on joints
Many users suffer from painful joints as a result of changing their gait pattern. Unbalanced movement patterns and compensatory movements can even lead to osteoarthritis. With its active powered propulsion, the Empower Ankle improves your gait pattern. This helps to prevent joint pain as well as long-term orthopaedic problems.
The Empower Ankle mimics your lost muscle functionality when you walk, resulting in a more physiological gait pattern. A unique feature is the powered propulsion of the foot, providing high-energy support for every step. In this way, the foot and entire body are propelled forwards. At the same time, high resolution sensors regulate the intensity of the forward thrust and the foot position you need for the relevant situation.
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