How does The Rheo knee work?

The Rheo has a cylinder filled with blades and the MRF. When there is no magnetic field, the MRF flows freely between the blades and acts as a lubricant, allowing the knee to move freely.

What is a Rheo knee?

RHEO KNEE is an advanced prosthetic device for transfemoral amputees which continuously adapts to an amputee’s walking style and environment.

Is the Rheo knee waterproof?

Weatherproof. No umbrella, no problem. Rheo Knee is weatherproof for use in wet or humid environments.

What is a c4 prosthetic leg?

C-Leg® above knee prosthetic leg The Ottobock C-Leg is the original microprocessor knee. Since its launch in 1997, the C-Leg has set the standard for every other knee available, and is the world’s most studied prosthetic device. Our research proves that with C-Leg, you will experience less falls.

What is a C-leg?

How do I charge the Rheo Knee 3?

HOW TO CHARGE THE RHEO KNEE 3 (FIGURE 1) • Insert the charger cable into the charging port on the user interface panel. • It will take approximately 1.5 hours to charge the RHEO KNEE 3 battery to 90%, and 3 hours to fully charge it (100%).

What should I do if the Rheo Knee 3 exceeds RF compliance?

If the measured field strength in the location in which the RHEO KNEE 3 is used exceeds the applicable RF compliance level above, the RHEO KNEE 3 should be observed to verify normal operation. If abnormal performance is observed, additional measures may be necessary, such as re-orienting or relocating the RHEO KNEE 3.

Can a Rheo Knee 3 be used in the electromagnetic environment?

14 Guidance and Manufacturer’s Declaration – Electromagnetic Emissions The RHEO KNEE 3 is intended for use in the electromagnetic environment specified below. The customer or user of RHEO KNEE 3 should assure that it is used in such an environment.

What’s new in the Rheo Knee®?

The new Rheo Knee® features an upgraded Össur Logic app that enables professionals to easily set up the device, adjust the functionality for each user and access valuable activity reports. A new, enhanced user mode lets amputees quickly check their battery charge and step count, plus access a specially-designed training program.