The LegSim is an ergonomically designed walking system
constructed of stainless steel, aircraft-quality aluminum and
plastic. Its frame components enable customizing a system from
standard parts to ensure correct body alignment, comfort,
mobility, and hands-free independence previously not possible.
referred to as simply The LegSim, it is an evolution of Hartford
Walking Systems' familiar Ed Walker. While functionally similar,
the LegSim offers amputees a structurally superior, highly
It is stronger and easier to adjust, with accessories to meet the
unique needs of amputees. Numerous seat styles are available, and
multiple stabilizer systems assist those with balance
The LegSim complements and facilitates prosthesis use and can
serve as a substitute or a permanent walking device for lower limb
It is particularly beneficial for people with hip
Whenever individuals are without their prosthesis, they often
resort to hopping in order to move short distances. The LegSim
eliminates the need to hop, helping keep joints healthy by
protecting them from premature or accelerated cartilage thinning
Those confined to wheelchairs for years due
to prosthesis intolerance may utilize the device as a long-term
New amputees are able to be mobile sooner, thereby
maintaining strength in their leg. In addition, selective weight
bearing promotes prosthesis tolerance, reduces skin irritations and
ulcers, and places little or no strain on arms and shoulders.
Published science shows higher muscle activity in certain muscle
groups when using the device.
This enhanced product evolved by working with prosthetists
throughout the country and through HWS' commitment to help our
wounded military. Working with these men and women at Walter Reed
Army Medical Center provided a great deal of insight resulting in
many design innovations to the LegSim.
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