The Cheetah Knee is a lightweight polycentric knee with 3-phase hydraulic swing control, specifically designed for rapid flexion and extension for running and sprinting. The polycentric design offers good stability in stance, allowing for controlled deceleration enabling users to participate in a wide range of sports activities.
Although not specifically designed for walking, Cheetah Knee’s 4-bar geometry makes it possible to walk and easily transition from walking to jogging and/or running.
Daily activities involving average walking with the ability to vary speed or walking pattern.
Example: Going to the shops, confident outdoor walking.
Daily activities involving fast walking, jogging and climbing stairs.
Example: Heavy-lifting, manual labor, recreational sports.
Activities involving running, track and field, sprinting, and long-distance running.
Example: Track and field sports.
Note: Responsibility for accurate coding lies solely with the provider treating the patient. Össur assumes no responsibility or liability for the provider’s coding decisions. Össur’s coding suggestions rest on its best judgment and are subject to revision based on additional information or changes in the alpha-numeric system.
|Impact Level:||Moderate To Extreme|
|Maximum Patient Weight:||100kg (220lbs)|
|Weight Of Knee:||0.62kg (1.37lbs)|
|Build Height:||108mm (4.3")|