New member of the Taleo family

01-09-2021

Exceptional degree of mediolateral adaptability

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (September 1, 2021) – Smooth rollover, efficient energy return and supporting a dynamic gait. The Taleo prosthetic feet family adapt flexibly to each user’s individual gait characteristics and various surfaces.

Today, we are happy to announce the introduction of Taleo Side Flex, developed for users who value a high degree of socket comfort on uneven surfaces.

The Taleo Side Flex together with existing solution Triton Side Flex set a new standard for mediolateral flexibility. Compared with conventional prosthetic feet, its Terrain Adaptation Unit (TAU) lets it adapt to slopes right after heel strike to an exceptional degree.

For the user, this mean reduced sideward tilting moments in the prosthetic socket or knee, fewer compensating movements and secure full-surface ground contact while walking and standing.

Taleo Side Flex is part of the 60 Day Satisfaction Guarantee on selected carbon feet, offered by Ottobock. Simply order the foot the regular way and if the user is satisfied: Keep walking on it.

Learn more about the Taleo Side Flex here .

About Ottobock
Ottobock develops “wearable human bionics” – medical technology products for people with limited mobility in the fields of Prosthetics, Orthotics and Human Mobility (wheelchairs). Founded in 1919, the company also treats patients in its Patient Care division. Our goal: Enhancing quality of life and health economic benefits. With its Paexo exoskeletons, Ottobock has also been applying its expertise in biomechanics to applications in manufacturing since 2012. Subsidiaries in almost 60 countries offer “Made in Germany” quality worldwide and employ more than 8000 people. Ottobock opened its doors in Scandinavia in 1967. The company’s international activities are coordinated from its head office in Duderstadt (Lower Saxony, Germany). Ottobock has been supporting the Paralympic Games with technical expertise since 1988.


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