Offering great energy return and superb shock absorption for active people, the recent addition to Össur’s Flex-Foot line is a robust, high-performance foot that’s ideal for heavy-duty activities and high-impact sports.
Incorporating proven technologies, the Re-Flex Shock is a smart, new service-free design that is easier to assemble and align than previous high-impact models. The addition of Össur’s proprietary EVO technology helps boost control of the foot and contributes to a more natural, fluid gait.
Code with confidence. Re-Flex Shock is now PDAC reviewed and approved for L5987.
Offering great energy return and the best vertical shock absorption of all Össur’s feet, this is a real heavy-duty foot for all sorts of activities and high-impact sports.
Jim Bonney broke both his ankles in a mountaineering accident in 2001. The talus bone in his right foot refused to heal and doctors advised him that fusion was the only viable recovery solution. But then a meeting with an amputee ex Paratrooper triggered Jim’s subsequent research and ultimate decision to opt for elective surgery.
"As far as I’m concerned, my leg has to cope with sitting in an office, hiking across the moors and so much more besides. In order to get on with your life, you need a foot that will let you do just that – I’ve got lots of mountains out there to climb, seas to sail and rivers to paddle!"
Through sheer determination and tenacity he went on to prove himself capable of returning to operational service in the Royal Marines – the first lower-limb amputee ever to do so. Today, Jim heads up a unique new rehab organisation for amputees called Adventure Rehab (www.adventurerehab.co.uk)"I’m sure there are loads of medical reasons why high-level shock absorption is good for your residual limb and the rest of your joints, but from my perspective, it’s simple. It’s all about comfort and reassurance. When I jump off a rock, for example, I prefer to land on my prosthetic limb these days, as I know the Re-Flex Shock will cope with it."
|Re-Flex with EVO User Information|
|Amputation level:||Transfemoral and Transtibial|
|Impact level:||Low to High|
|Max Patient Weight:||166kg (366lbs)|
|Re-Flex with EVO Product Information|
|Warranty: 36 month limited warranty. Foot covers carry a two month warranty.|
|Weight of foot: (Size 27)||1048g (35.4oz) w. Pyramid and Foot Cover|
|Build height: (Size 27)||210-238mm (8 1/4" - 9 3/8") w. Pyramid and Foot Cover|
|Heel height:||10mm (3/8"), 19mm (3/4") available on special order|
|Adapter Options||Male Pyramid|
Best of all, Re-Flex Shock can be used comfortably for everyday activities as well as sport. So whether it’s working hard, playing with the kids, or playing hockey for example, one foot will do. Re-Flex Shock is designed to take the strain, to minimize the potentially damaging forces generated by such activities and in turn reduce the risk of injury.
EVO stands for Energy Vector Optimization. This unique Flex-Foot feature controls how the scale and direction of ground reaction forces are transferred to the prosthetic foot. In doing so, it makes the foot more ground-compliant and helps improve ankle control.When I jump off a rock, I prefer to land on my prosthetic limb these days, as I know the Re-Flex Shock
will cope with it.
The EVO (Energy Vector Optimization) feature is generated by controlling how the ground reaction force is transferred to the prosthetic foot. Each step is optimized through the magnitude, placement and direction of forces for maximum efficiency. EVO enables the amputee to develop the most natural gait progression possible which reduces fatigue and puts less pressure on the sound side.