Gaining momentum: Prostheses from Ottobock

The challenges brought by limb loss or difference involve mobility – and more. The effects are far-reaching, from changing how you manage your workplace, how you think about travel, even your hobbies and how you choose to exercise. For nearly a century Ottobock has created products driven by our commitment to support individual choices, helping you stay active and engaged in life.

User with DynamicArm prosthesis pushing his child on a swing.

Real life stories

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Caroline with Harmony prosthesis going hand-in-hand with her byfriend through the city.

Learning more

If you are researching for yourself or for a friend or family member – or you are a caregiver for someone with a limb difference – this section provides information about fitting, training and how an artifical limb works– information that can help make you a more empowered, stronger advocate for your own care.

Learn more about prosthetics: how they work and what they can do for you.

Gerhard with C-Leg prosthesis playing with his grandchildren

Information for new amputees

Learning more about what to expect can help empower you. Although everyone's experience is different, some basics can provide a good foundation.