We help people maintain or regain their freedom of movement.
Regardless of whether your quality of life is limited by an amputation, injury or disease – our focus is always on the people we support.
Living with an amputation
What happens before and after an amputation? What is the rehabilitation process, and what does everyday life with a prosthesis look like? Find out everything you need to know about treatment with a prosthesis here.
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.
Diagnoses and symptoms
Underlying conditions just are as varied as the symptoms they cause – from ligament, joint and bone injuries to the treatment of complete or partial leg paralysis.
Ottobock uses modern device solutions to pursue the goal of enhancing the focus on rehabilitation following acute treatment after a stroke.
Polio / Post-Polio
The polio virus predominantly attacks the central nervous system. Paralysis occurs with 0.1% of all infections. Since the cause cannot be treated, physiotherapy and orthoses help improve mobility after the acute illness.
If you are affected by knee pain, everyday life can feel very challenging. There are various different root causes for knee pain.
A combination of pain therapy, orthopaedic technology devices and physiotherapy treatment helps in many cases.
Active living and sports
Exercising and engaging in sports benefits our bodies and our minds. When people become active for the first time – or regain their mobility – their faces speak volumes. Individual circumstances can differ widely. So can the motives.
Getting started in sports with a disability
First steps are often the hardest. It’s wise not to overdo things and give your body plenty of time to adjust.
Sports for children with disabilities
Sports can play a vital role in promoting children’s physical and mental development. The fun and joy of movement they experience when playing sports lasts a lifetime.