Amputees: powered prosthetic ankles can restore a wide range of functions


Photo: two photos of a man who is picking up a ball: Once with a powered prosthetic ankle, once without ; Copyright: Aaron Fleming

When the participant used his daily prosthesis (left) he had a limited range of motion. When using a neural controlled prosthetic ankle (right) he was able to voluntarily control his prosthesis ankle joint force and angle.