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08/25/14

Ottobock launches online Knee Selection tool to aid users and prosthetists

The new "KneeSelect" web app supports prosthetists and users alike in finding the prosthetic knee joint in Ottobock's extensive portfolio that best suits the individual requirements. The English-language app can be downloaded at www.ottobock.com/kneeselect and installed on your tablet free of charge, regardless of the operating system.

Many different factors influence which prosthetic knee joint is the right one for a user: mobility, physical conditions such as weight, how the prosthesis is used in daily life, and much more. Taking this into account, the app guides users and prosthetists through the "Knee selection" menu item and queries the above mentioned points.

The product suggestions which are then displayed offer an important decision-making tool for selecting the right knee joint. The product detail pages also contain important technical data in addition to a 360° video.

Users and prosthetists who wish to learn about a specific product in the Ottobock portfolio can also access this information via the "Products" menu item. The Products page displays an overview of prosthetic knee joints which can be filtered according to the Mobis grade.

The app's users can find a selection of videos and documents for download under "Videos & downloads".

With the "KneeSelect" web app, users can learn about an Ottobock prosthetic knee joint independently ahead of time. For the prosthetist, the app serves as an illustrative guide during consultations. It is especially worth noting that a product's technical data is not the only decisive criterion when it comes to selecting a product, but rather that the everyday life requirements the individual user places on his or her prosthesis also inform the selection.