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A new study published in Germanyref. 1 explores the advantages of microprocessor knees and provides scientific evidence that highlights significant benefits for RHEO KNEE users. These include easier walking on stairs and slopes, fewer problems with adapting to different speeds and uneven surfaces, and a reduction in both the fear of falling and the need to concentrate when walking.
Reference 1): Greitemann, B., C. Niemeyer, K. Lechler, A. Ludviksdottir. Verbesserung der Teilhabe durch mikroprozessorgesteuertes Kniegelenk – erste Erfahrungen einer Kohortenstudie. Medizinisch Orthopädische Technik 1-2011, pp. 90-101.