Freestyle Swim

Do you enjoy being in the water but find that swimming or getting to the water without a prosthetic foot is uncomfortable for you?With the Freestyle Swim, you don’t have to think twice about going swimming. Thanks to the adjustable ankle joint, you can walk to the water with your prosthetic foot and, when you get there, prepare it for swimming by simply pushing a button.

Adjustable ankle joint

Adjustable at the push of a button, the ankle joint permits energy-efficient swimming with the prosthetic foot at 70° plantar flexion. Easily and without additional tools!

Protective ankle cap

The protective ankle cap is an additional safeguard against environmental influences such as dust and sand.

Flexible design

Thanks to the carbon foot, the user can move to and from wet areas in comfort.

Customisable

Thanks to the heel wedge, both the impact stress at heel strike and the gait dynamics can be customised to individual needs.

LP2-W2~50_B - Foot

Freestyle Swim

Take to the water.

Do you enjoy being in the water but find that swimming or getting to the water without a prosthetic foot is uncomfortable for you?With the Freestyle Swim, you don’t have to think twice about going swimming. Thanks to the adjustable ankle joint, you can walk to the water with your prosthetic foot and, when you get there, prepare it for swimming by simply pushing a button.

Product typeMechanic
Mobility grade2, 3, 4
Max. body weight116 kg

Freestyle Swim

Do you enjoy being in the water but find that swimming or getting to the water without a prosthetic foot is uncomfortable for you?With the Freestyle Swim, you don’t have to think twice about going swimming. Thanks to the adjustable ankle joint, you can walk to the water with your prosthetic foot and, when you get there, prepare it for swimming by simply pushing a button.

Adjustable ankle joint

Adjustable at the push of a button, the ankle joint permits energy-efficient swimming with the prosthetic foot at 70° plantar flexion. Easily and without additional tools!

Protective ankle cap

The protective ankle cap is an additional safeguard against environmental influences such as dust and sand.

Flexible design

Thanks to the carbon foot, the user can move to and from wet areas in comfort.

Customisable

Thanks to the heel wedge, both the impact stress at heel strike and the gait dynamics can be customised to individual needs.

Benefits at a glance

Freestyle Swim – powerful and efficient

Adjustable ankle joint
To the pool or lake and back in comfort

The Freestyle Swim can be used for walking to the water, in the water and as a swimming foot. By simply pushing a button, the foot can be tilted by 70° and converted for the purpose you need right then.

Swimming with less effort
Swimming with less effort

The 70° tilt of the prosthetic foot reduces its water resistance while swimming. This lets you move through the water more easily.

Swimming with flippers
Swimming with flippers

The Freestyle Swim lets you swim with flippers. You can swim more quickly with less effort when wearing flippers.

Water resistance
Water resistance

The Freestyle Swim is made for the water. The prosthetic foot is resistant to fresh, salt and chlorinated water, making it ideal for your next holiday by and in the sea.

User Experience

Peter

With the Freestyle Swim, I can simply walk to the water and prepare the prosthetic foot for swimming with my flippers at the push of a button. It’s great to be independent in the water again, just like I used to be!

Specifications

Product information

Product typeMechanic
Mobility grade2, 3, 4
Max. body weight116 kg
Amputation levelTransfemoral amputation, Transtibial amputation
User groupadults
ActivitiesSports
MaterialCarbon
Downloads

Documents

Instructions for use
LP2-W2~50_BInstructions for use

647G1711=ALL_INT

Instructions for use | LP2-W2 Freestyle Swim
Download (Deutsch, English, Français, Nederlandse, PDF 741 KB) Instructions for use
LP2-W2~50_BInstructions for use

647G1711=ALL_INT

Instructions for use | LP2-W2 Freestyle Swim
Download (Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Nederlandse, Svenska, Polszczyzna, Magyar nyelv, Čeština, Românesc, Hrvatski, Slovenský, Български, Türkçe, Русский, 日本語, 한국말, PDF 2 MB) Instructions for use
LP2-W2~50_BInstructions for use

647G1711=ALL_INT

Instructions for use | LP2-W2 Freestyle Swim
Download (Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Nederlandse, Svenska, Polszczyzna, Magyar nyelv, Čeština, Românesc, Hrvatski, Slovenský, Български, Türkçe, Русский, 日本語, 한국말, PDF 2 MB) Instructions for use
LP2-W2~50_BInstructions for use

647G1711=ALL_INT

Instructions for use | LP2-W2 Freestyle Swim
Download (Deutsch, English, Français, Italiano, Español, Nederlandse, Svenska, Polszczyzna, Magyar nyelv, Čeština, Românesc, Hrvatski, Slovenský, Български, Türkçe, Русский, 日本語, 한국말, PDF 2 MB) Instructions for use
Declaration of conformity
LP2-W2~50_BDeclaration of conformity

4605778

Declaration of Conformity for LP2-W2
Download (PDF 1 MB) Declaration of conformity
FAQS

Answers for you

Is the Freestyle Swim prosthetic foot right for me?

The Freestyle Swim was developed for users who enjoy swimming and prefer to swim with a prosthetic foot or also with flippers. If swimming is one of your hobbies or you would like to take it up, this prosthetic foot is right for you. It is suitable for users in mobility grades 2–4 and a body weight of up to 116 kg.

Is there anything I need to keep in mind during or after using the Freestyle Swim in water? 

The Freestyle Swim prosthetic foot is waterproof and can be worn in salt, fresh or chlorinated water. The carbon foot is equipped with water-resistant materials for this purpose. In order to maintain the functionality of the foot, it is essential to clean it as instructed after using it in water.

Is the Freestyle Swim suitable for sports?

With the Freestyle Swim, you can swim with or without flippers. 

Can I adjust the ankle joint of the Freestyle Swim myself?

Yes, you can easily adjust the ankle joint yourself. To do so, merely push the button on the side under the protective ankle cap and move the foot to the 70° or neutral position until it locks in place. 

Is the Freestyle Swim available in my size?

The prosthetic foot is available in sizes from 22 to 31 cm. Your O&P professional selects the Freestyle Swim for you based on your foot size and body weight.

Can the Freestyle Swim be integrated into my prosthesis?

The Freestyle Swim prosthetic foot can be integrated into either a new or an existing modular prosthesis, provided it has sufficient build height. Your O&P professional will advise you on this.

Do I need to wear special shoes with the Freestyle Swim?

No, the Freestyle Swim is delivered with a footshell that is based on the shape of the human foot and is also compatible with flippers.

Get in Touch

Thank you for your interest in Ottobock Ireland. If you can’t find the information you need on our website, please send us an enquiry. We answer every email personally and we aim to respond within 24 hours (Mon-Fri).

Alternatively, you can call us on +353 1834 8970.