Step-by-step: Researchers use intact knee to teach prosthetic to behave more realistically


Photo: Man with prosthetic leg walks uphill; Copyright: PantherMedia/belahoche

Walking on stairs, uneven surfaces or simply uphill slopes can be difficult with a prosthesis. And every person has an individual gait pattern. This makes it so difficult for prosthetic legs to move intuitively. Researchers have now found a solution to this problem.