Real life stories

Being reliant on an orthotic device can be difficult at times. Seeing how others handle the situation and their everyday lives can contribute a lot to your own motivation. For more real life stories please visit our Youtube channel

Agnes with her prosthesis

Agnes - The farmer

With her new proshesis Agnes is independent and can do her chores like farming, laundry and cooking.

Jack Isaack

Jack - Big fish

Jack Isaack is a 17 year old, active and resilient teenager. His current fitting done at Ottobock Kenya in Nairobi has given him newfound confidence and enables him to go about his daily chores with lots of enthusiasm and independence.

Edwin's story

Edwin from Kenya describes the varied challenges of an amputee in everyday life and how access to quality prosthetic care can make a difference.


Robert's story

Robert lost his leg through an car accident. Now he is happy that he will be able to do anything the abled people can do.


Jeremy's story

Jeremy has been wearing a prosthesis for 38 years. But with his new device from Ottobock he is able to do more things in life then he used to do.

Masohma - Reclaim your determination

With the C-Leg Masohma masters her daily life between a job as an interpreter, cultural engagement and house renovation with her boyfriend.

Learn more about the C-Leg

Holger's adventure

Holger is an active guy who loves to be in motion outside and looking for new adventures. His Body-Powered arm prosthesis supports him during these activities by a huge benefit: Independence.

Learn more about body-powered prostheses

Rio - Leg prosthesis for children

No matter if Rio is on the playground, in the classroom or joins the school sport - our leg prostheses for children are specifically designed for the needs of young users.

Learn more about the 3R67 Knee joint for children

George Rex - The Cycle of Life

In 2003 George suffered a stroke. Now he is recognized as one of the internationally most competitive T1 tricyclists. He is definitely unstoppable and maintains an impressive balance!

Learn more about the Walk on