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Ankle-foot prosthesis for automatic adaptation to sloped walking surfaces

  • US Patent No. 10105243
  • Issued: October 23, 2018
  • Status: Active
Medical & Biotechnology

An ankle-foot prosthesis includes a foot plate, an ankle frame attached to the foot plate, a yoke pivotally connected to the ankle frame and including a member for attaching to a leg, a damper having a first end connected to the yoke and a second end connected to the ankle frame, and a control mechanism for switching the damper between low and high settings.

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