The World's First Bionic Foot Mimics Flexion to Aid Gait

Using traditional lower leg and foot prosthetics is like walking in sand. Since the user can't push off with that foot, there's no muscle for power or an Achilles tendon to pull against. The BiOM prosthetic, however, supplements user effort with robot power. » 4/20/12 11:30am 4/20/12 11:30am