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Cheetah® Knee

Cheetah® Knee


HC040196

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.

  • Polycentric knee, designed for high activity such as jogging, running and sprinting
  • 4-bar geometry for increased stability in stance
  • Hydraulic swing control to support rapid flexion and extension
  • Soft extension bumper
  • Short knee center to top distance, useful for long transfemoral limbs or knee disarticulation
  • Male pyramid distal connection for easy alignment

Impact Levels

Impact LevelExample

Moderate

Daily activities involving average walking with the ability to vary speed or walking pattern.

Example: Going to the shops, confident outdoor walking.

High

Daily activities involving fast walking, jogging and climbing stairs.

Example: Heavy-lifting, manual labor, recreational sports.

Extreme

Activities involving running, track and field, sprinting, and long-distance running.

Example: Track and field sports.

Reimbursement

L5930 L5613

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Cheetah Knee Specifications

Cheetah® Knee Product Information
Warranty Information
Amputation Level:

Transfemoral

Knee Disarticulation

Impact Level: Moderate To Extreme
Maximum Patient Weight: 100kg (220lbs)
Weight Of Knee: 0.62kg (1.37lbs)
Build Height: 108mm (4.3")
Knee Flexion: 110°