Patient stories

What is possible again with our medical devices and in what everyday and recreational activities do users engage with them?

Get to know other people who experience new mobility with our supports and orthoses.


Christin's C-Brace® story

Christin loves to be in motion. She depended on a wheelchair for four years – with the C-Brace® orthotronic mobility system, she can finally walk down forest trails again with her dog and now wants to travel frequently.

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Del's C-Brace® story

Going to motor shows or playing with his children – there is a great deal Del wants to try and experience. But anterior spinal artery syndrome made it difficult for the former mechanic to walk. His everyday life was changed by the C-Brace® orthotronic mobility system.

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Karin's C-Brace® story

Karin contracted polio when she was six months old. She was left with post-polio syndrome and paralysis in her right leg. Yet she refused to let that slow her down, even as a child. Today Karin wears the C-Brace® orthotronic mobility system.

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Lucia's C-Brace® story

At home or travelling: Even with paralysis in both legs, Lucia is a bundle of energy. With the C-Brace® orthotronic mobility system, she moves much more naturally and safely than before.

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Peter's E-MAG Active story

Long walks, shopping trips and travelling with his wife – ever since Peter started wearing the E-MAG Active knee joint system, he has regained the mobility he needs for activities such as these.

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Axel's Free Walk story

Axel, 39 years old, incomplete spinal cord injury. Technical editor, family man, passionate athlete: "It's true that I am something of a fighter."

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Jana's MTS story

Jana is a competitive athlete. She tore a lateral ligament playing volleyball and had to take a break from sport. Now she is getting her foot used to moving again and wears the Malleo TriStep.

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Judith's Patella Pro story

As a former competitive athlete, Judith is accustomed to exercise and loves to participate in sports. A diagnosis of "anterior knee pain" ended her career as a roller figure skater. But with the Patella Pro patella realignment orthosis, she can finally get out into nature again and enjoy riding a bike and inline skating.

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Jürgen's WalkOn story

Although he has dorsiflexor weakness, Jürgen is always up and about: during his everyday work and also afterwards during long walks with his dog. He wears the WalkOn dorsiflexion assist orthosis, which allows him to walk even over rough terrain.

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Henning's WalkOn Reaction story

Little time, lots of sport – that sums up Henning's everyday life in a few words. This is not a matter of course, because he has been dependent on an orthosis since he was in a traffic accident. Today he wears the WalkOn Reaction dorsiflexion assist orthosis.

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Julia's Xeleton story

Climbing was always Julia's passion. But when she fell, she injured her cruciate ligament. One year after the accident, she is back to the climbing wall and wears the Xeleton rigid-frame knee orthosis.

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