Triton side flex

The Taleo Side Flex is designed especially for users who navigate various indoor and outdoor environments and terrains as part of their daily routine. Thanks to innovative technology, it offers you more freedom of movement in everyday life and ensures security and flexibility while walking and provides full-surface ground contact with its joint unit; even on uneven surfaces and slopes.

The built in 'Terrain Adaptation Unit' reduces the lateral load on the knee or in the socket and can minimise compensating movements.

For above the knee and through knee amputees, Taleo Side Flex combined with SKEO Sealing Liner, C-Leg 4, Genium or Genium X3 provides the best solution to get you back to an active and independent lifestyle.

For below the knee users, combining the Taleo Side Flex with our Dynamic Vacuum System (DVS) gives you a winning combination of flexibility and socket comfort.

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

Stop bumpers

Stop bumpers gently dampen the side-to-side impact when the full range of motion needs to be utilised on very uneven ground or slopes.

Proven Triton platform

The familiar properties of the Triton platform are not affected by the side-to-side flexibility and ensure the prosthesis is as dynamic as it needs to be.

Terrain adaptation unit for mediolateral flexibility

The effortless side-to-side flexibility is achieved by a titanium torsion bar. This technology permits a 20° range of motion, cushions the adaptation and brings the unit back to its original position after every step.

Robust titanium adapter

Thanks to integrated seals and the use of corrosion-resistant materials, the mechanism is protected against fresh, salt and chlorinated water.

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Triton side flex

Your will. Your way.

The Taleo Side Flex is designed especially for users who navigate various indoor and outdoor environments and terrains as part of their daily routine. Thanks to innovative technology, it offers you more freedom of movement in everyday life and ensures security and flexibility while walking and provides full-surface ground contact with its joint unit; even on uneven surfaces and slopes.

The built in 'Terrain Adaptation Unit' reduces the lateral load on the knee or in the socket and can minimise compensating movements.

For above the knee and through knee amputees, Taleo Side Flex combined with SKEO Sealing Liner, C-Leg 4, Genium or Genium X3 provides the best solution to get you back to an active and independent lifestyle.

For below the knee users, combining the Taleo Side Flex with our Dynamic Vacuum System (DVS) gives you a winning combination of flexibility and socket comfort.

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

Product typeEnhanced composite design feet
Mobility grade3, 4
Max. body weight125 kg

Triton side flex

The Taleo Side Flex is designed especially for users who navigate various indoor and outdoor environments and terrains as part of their daily routine. Thanks to innovative technology, it offers you more freedom of movement in everyday life and ensures security and flexibility while walking and provides full-surface ground contact with its joint unit; even on uneven surfaces and slopes.

The built in 'Terrain Adaptation Unit' reduces the lateral load on the knee or in the socket and can minimise compensating movements.

For above the knee and through knee amputees, Taleo Side Flex combined with SKEO Sealing Liner, C-Leg 4, Genium or Genium X3 provides the best solution to get you back to an active and independent lifestyle.

For below the knee users, combining the Taleo Side Flex with our Dynamic Vacuum System (DVS) gives you a winning combination of flexibility and socket comfort.

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

Stop bumpers

Stop bumpers gently dampen the side-to-side impact when the full range of motion needs to be utilised on very uneven ground or slopes.

Proven Triton platform

The familiar properties of the Triton platform are not affected by the side-to-side flexibility and ensure the prosthesis is as dynamic as it needs to be.

Terrain adaptation unit for mediolateral flexibility

The effortless side-to-side flexibility is achieved by a titanium torsion bar. This technology permits a 20° range of motion, cushions the adaptation and brings the unit back to its original position after every step.

Robust titanium adapter

Thanks to integrated seals and the use of corrosion-resistant materials, the mechanism is protected against fresh, salt and chlorinated water.

Benefits at a glance

Triton side flex – adaptable with socket stability

Adapts effortlessly to sideward slopes

There was a time when Marije would have taken detours to avoid uneven terrain. Thanks to her Triton side flex, she can now adapt to any slopes, hills and uneven spaces she encounters.

Moving in confined spaces

A quick movement between the sink and fridge, a small step to the side towards the cutlery drawer. Thanks to her Triton side flex, Marije can prepare a meal in a hurry when she has to – before her next shift at the hospital.

Relaxed leaning and standing

With her previous prosthetic foot, Marije used to find it very uncomfortable to simply lean sideways against a wall or door frame while chatting with friends. But the side-to-side flexibility of her Triton side flex lets her stand in a relaxed position, even during longer conversations.

Comfort and enhanced feeling of safety

Compared to standard carbon feet with a split spring, the Taleo Side Flex adapts to lateral slopes and uneven ground to an exceptionally high degree right after heel strike. This has a positive effect on the comfort and perceived balance and safety.

Standing with legs apart: safe and comfortable

Whether moving in confined spaces or on swaying ground, standing with legs apart or relaxed while leaning against objects, the Taleo Side Flex allows you to do it with fewer compensating movements.

Dive in!

The Taleo Side Flex is fully waterproof against fresh, salt and chlorinated water so you can take a shower, swim or work in humid conditions. The intuitive design allows fresh, salt and chlorinated water to easily drain away and prevent water from collecting in the interior of the prosthesis.

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

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

User Experience

Triton makes the difference

Marije

Marije is a vibrant young woman who is always on the go – at her job, during her free time in the park or with a boat on Amsterdam’s canals. Thanks to her new Triton side flex prosthetic foot and its unique side-to-side adaptability, Marije goes her own way without needing to think about where she puts her foot next.

Functionality

More lateral flexibility, more secure ground contact

New lateral flexibility

Conventional prosthetic feet adapt to lateral slopes only to a small extent at heel strike. Only later on do these feet adapt to a greater extent as the load on the forefoot increases, with maximum adaptation occurring at the end of the stance phase. The Triton side flex adapts to lateral slopes and uneven ground to a high degree right after heel strike. This has a positive impact on the user’s comfort and safety.

Specifications

Product information

Product typeEnhanced composite design feet
Mobility grade3, 4
Max. body weight125 kg
Amputation levelTransfemoral amputation, Hip disarticulation, Transtibial amputation
MaterialCarbon
Specifications

Product Data

Mobility grade3, 4
Max. body weight125 kg
Sideleft (L), right (R)
Size22-30 cm
Weight (without footshell)585 g*
Footshell shapeSlim shape (S) for a heel height of 15 +/- 5 mm (22-27 cm)
Normal shape (N) for a heel height of 10 +/- 5 mm (24-30 cm)
Footshell colourBeige 4, Light brown 15
Weight with normal footshell805 g*
System height with normal footshell68 mm*
Build height with normal footshell68 mm*
Downloads

Documents

Instructions for use
1C68Instructions for use

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Instructions for use | 1C68 Triton side flex
Download (English, PDF 336 KB) Instructions for use
Declaration of Conformity
1C68Declaration of Conformity

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Declaration of Conformity for 1C68
Download (Românesc, PDF 370 KB) Declaration of Conformity
FAQS

Answers for you

Is the Triton Side Flex prosthetic foot suitable for me?

The Triton Side Flex prosthetic foot with side-to-side flexibility was designed for highly active individuals (mobility grades 3–4) who navigate varied indoor and outdoor environments and place a high value on uncompromised response and control – even when performing high-impact activities. It is suitable for users weighing up to 125 kg. Due to its low height, the Triton Side Flex is also suitable for users who only have limited build height available for the installation of their prosthetic foot. Both transfemoral and transtibial amputees can benefit from the advantages of this prosthetic foot.

What makes the Triton side flex carbon foot different from other prosthetic feet with side-to-side flexibility?

The Triton side flex is a prosthetic foot whose extraordinary degree of side-to-side flexibility sets it apart from other feet. It adapts to the current situation immediately and in a controlled manner.This improves comfort and the feeling of safety.

Can the resistance of the side-to-side flexibility be adjusted?

No, empirical values show that the same resistance is ideal for all users.

Is the Triton Side Flex suitable for sports?

Yes, the Triton Side Flex is suitable for common field sports, like the other products in the Triton line of prosthetic feet. The Triton Side Flex is a good alternative for users with a low build height. The Triton Side Flex is a good choice for sports that require sideward lunges (such as table tennis).

Is the Triton side flex waterproof?

The Triton side flex is waterproof and can be used in fresh, salt or chlorinated water. In order to maintain the functionality of the foot, it is essential to clean it as instructed after using it in water.

Is the Triton Side Flex available in my size?

The prosthetic foot is available in a range of sizes from 22 to 30 cm. Your prosthetist selects the Triton Side Flex for you based on your foot size and body weight.

Do I need to wear special shoes with the Triton side flex?

No, the Triton side flex is delivered with a footshell that is based on the shape of a natural foot, making it compatible with most commercial footwear. Most foot sizes also come in a slim and a normal variant to match your natural foot as closely as possible. The abducted big toe on the footshell makes it possible to wear sandals.

Can I try out the Triton Side Flex?

Yes, of course you can test the Triton Side Flex. Please just speak to your prosthetist.

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