This is the leg that revolutionized prosthetics. Although the
C-Leg fits into an often uncomfortable socket , it analyzes the user´s gait and speed and continuously adjusts resistance in the hydraulic piston . The foot  offers multiaxial rotation and assists, using a coiled spring, in initiating steps. Neither, however, work independently or are able to fully anticipate movement.
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