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Flex-Foot® Balance

Flex-Foot® Balance


HC000579

The Flex-Foot Balance is a comfortable multi-axial foot that combines proven durability and stability with comfort; leading to optimum patient compliance.

Its full length toe lever and multi-axial design offer a smooth transition from heel strike to toe off that is absent in most competitively priced feet.

Impact Levels

Impact LevelExample

Low

Daily activities involving gentle, steady walking with the use of a walking aid.

Example: Moving around at home, modest walking in the community.

Features

Characteristics

Full Length Toe Lever

Multi-Axial Ground Compliance

Sandal Toe

Reimbursement

L5979

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.

Flex-Foot Balance Specifications

Flex-Foot® Balance Product Information
Warranty Information
Amputation Level:

Transfemoral

Transtibial

Impact Level: Low
Maximum Patient Weight: 136kg (300lbs)
Categories: 0-5
Sizes: 21-28
Weight Of Foot: 594g (21oz) w. Pyramid and Foot Cover
Build Height Standard: 62mm (2 7/16") w. Pyramid and Foot Cover
Heel Height: 10mm (3/8")
Adapter Options: Male Pyramid
Flex Foot Characteristics:

full length toe lever

multi-axial ground compliance

sandal toe

Foot Sizes For Unity: 23-28
Maximum Vacuum: -23inHg (600mmHg)
Normal Operating Pressure: -16-20 inHg
Added System Weight: 100g with Pump, Socket Valve and Tube

Flex-Foot® Balance Features

Full Length Toe Lever

Full Length Toe Lever

The full length keel/toe lever matches the length of the sound foot, providing improved support to the prosthetic limb during late stance. It ensures that users spend equal time on the prosthetic foot and natural limb, thus providing improved walking dynamics and reduced impact to the sound limb.

Benefit: Improved walking symmetry and reduced impact to the sound limb.


Multi-Axial Ground Compliance

Multi-Axial Ground Compliance

Multi-axial compliance of the foot provides improved ground contact during ambulation on unevensurfaces.

Benefit: Maintain balance, stability and comfort when walking on uneven surfaces.


Sandal Toe

Sandal Toe

Sandal toe foot designs incorporate a split between the first and second toe.

Benefit: More anatomical look for increased visual appeal and more functional compatibility with sandal shoes.


Unity® - Sleeveless Vacuum Suspension

Unity offers the security and freedom of vacuum suspension, but without the sensation and restrictions of a sleeve. This advanced system from Össur effectively addresses volume fluctuation and is totally compatible with Flex-Foot technology.

Key advantages

  • No sleeve required: Greater mobility and user acceptance
  • 15-22 in Hg Vacuum: Effective volume stabilization
  • Simple design: Quick and easy to achieve/release vacuum
  • Independent pump: Foot function uncompromised
  • Light weight: Complete system weighs only 130g

Unity for all

With the Unity Vacuum System by Össur, there is finally an elevated vacuum system for all users. Whether an above-knee or below-knee, low active or high active, mechanical or microprocessor solution is required, the Unity Vacuum System offers the flexibility to combine a variety of Össur feet and knees to achieve the optimal combination of equipment for each unique user.

Unity is only recommended with sleeveless Seal-In technology 

L5781
Unity® Product Information
Amputation Level:
Transfemoral
Transtibial
Impact Level: All
Foot Sizes For Unity: See Relevant Foot Specifications
Maximum Vacuum: -23inHg (600mmHg)
Normal Operating Pressure: -16-20 InHg
Added System Weight: 130g W/ Pump, Socket Valve And Tube
Foot sizes See relevant foot specifications
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