Mobility is the key to living life on your own terms – for people in any age group. We have been striving to provide people with disabilities with the best possible quality of life for nearly 100 years. Valuable feedback regarding our users’ day-to-day experiences helps our product developers see the world through their eyes.
All Ottobock prosthetic solutions
Living with an amputation
Information about leg amputations with reasons for amputating, rehabilitation, the alignment of a leg prosthesis, everyday life with a prosthesis and much more.
An amputation poses new, individual challenges in your life. The rehabilitation process takes several months on average.
Children are curious by nature: They want to play, romp about, learn and discover new things. They want to be together with other children and be part of family life. Children want to move! The same holds true for children whose mobility is restricted.
Sports open up a whole new world of possibilities to people with disabilities. Some people engage in sports to become more active; others want to increase their level of fitness, and others simply enjoy moving about or having fun with other people. Or all these things.
Innovative materials make sophisticated treatment possible for people with physical disabilities. A comprehensive product range offers the O&P professional an optimal starting point for fabricating prosthetic sockets, orthoses or custom seating shells. Ottobock is always looking for new materials. Cutting-edge materials technology, along with corresponding processing techniques and training for O&P professionals, results in significant advantages for users.
Thermoplastics and accessories
Thermoplastics are especially suitable for constructing prostheses and orthoses. At Ottobock, you’ll find a vast range of materials based on innovative technologies
From traditional perlon stockinettes, to the latest carbon and fibreglass materials, through to proven Ottobock lamination resins – we offer everything from a single source.
Benefit from our experience with prepreg technology. In addition to thermoset prepregs, Ottobock offers thermoplastic prepregs for high-strength and very thin orthoses.
Our padding materials feature various Shore hardnesses and damping ratios. They can be used for a wide range of applications, such as fabricating soft sockets in prosthetics or as padding in orthotics.
Spare parts and accessories
Ottobock prosthetic solutions
The illustrated products represent treatment examples. Many different factors determine whether a product is actually suitable for you and whether you are capable of taking full advantage of the functionality of the product. Key aspects include your physical condition, fitness and a detailed medical examination. Your doctor or O&P professional will also decide which treatment is best suited to you. We’re here to support you.