Where Do You Start?
Whether you have just started working with a certified prosthetist or an O&P clinic (orthotics and prosthetics clinic) or desire to use more advanced artificial limb (prosthetic) technology, we are here to educate, guide and support you as you choose and use your use your device.
1. You have choices! Talk to your prosthetist about Blatchford’s available lower limb solutions to find the right device for you. You can ask your prosthetist about different brand options. There are a variety of Blatchford prosthetic solutions for amputees and people with limb differences.
2. Remember to reach out to the amputee community for advice and guidance. Facebook groups can be a great resource, as well as Blatchford’s Ambassadors of Mobility, (Blatchford volunteers whose mission is to help others who have also experienced lower limb loss or limb difference). The Amputee Coalition is another great resource with members that have years of experience to share.
3. Ask your prosthetist about local amputee support groups and therapists that specialize in limb loss counseling and therapy. Set aside time each week to make sure you attend.
What Do You Want to Accomplish with Your Prosthetic Limb?
From being able to stand easily, to participating in the Paralympics, we are here to help amputees meet their life goals. Blatchford’s award-winning lower limb prosthetics are ready to be part of your journey as you go through the next stages of your life.
What Types of Prosthetics Exist?
From above knee prosthetics to biomimetic limb systems, Blatchford products are developed with the long-term health of patients.
Read more about our:
- Above Knee Prosthesis
- Microprocessor Knees
- Below Knee Prosthesis
- Hydraulic Ankles
Orthotists and prosthetists that work with our products are confident that Blatchford products are the best fitting lower limb prosthetics on the market.
Whether you are a new amputee or have lived with amputation for awhile, prosthetic technology can be overwhelming. We explain some of the technology behind today’s prosthetics and how Blatchford uses the natural working of the human body to influence the design of our products.
BMK2 - Mechanical Knee
Thanks to its lightweight, compact design, the BMK2 is helping people regain their independence and their confidence. The BMK2 is a simple and affordable mechanical knee that provides stability, security and easy, smooth walking for K2 users.
Stance Flexion provides additional shock absorption & cushioning for greater comfort. Because the BMK2 is lighter and easier to use, it requires less energy for movement which leads to longer, more enjoyable walks.
The Blatchford Community
For over 130 years Blatchford has designed and produced some of the world's most advanced artificial limbs and mobility solutions.
Need help or support?
For information and placing orders, contact customer service between the hours of 8:00 am to 6:00 pm EST.
Reception and General Enquiries: 937.815.0172
Customer Service: 800.548.3534 (toll free) / 937.291.3636
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Blatchford Ambassadors of Mobility
Our Ambassadors are busy telling their story and helping others in their community.
They are raising public awareness around limb loss and care about making a positive difference in people's lives.
They are inspirational, motivational and unstoppable positive forces in the lower limb amputee community!