Hydraulic Ankle Pairing & Complementary Feet

Pair your patient's Orion3 knee with any of the following complementary hydraulic ankle feet:

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Echelon VT

Combines hydraulic technology with a rotation and vertical shock absorption component which is designed to reduce the forces exerted on the residual limb.

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Echelon

Ideal for lower and more active users wanting all the benefits of hydraulic technology in a lightweight and versatile package.

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Echelon ER

Combines hydraulic ankle technology with an extended range of ankle movement and is waterproof. 

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Elite 2

Elite2 - Lightweight, responsive foot with independent e-carbon foot springs. Designed for high impact, this foot is ideal for a variety of recreational sports.

Newer clinical findings for hydraulic ankle feet compared to rigidly attached prosthetic feet show improved energy efficiency during walking, greater adaptability to slopes and uneven walking surfaces and a reduction in peak pressure under the non-prosthetic foot.

Clinical Studies on Hydraulic Ankle Pairing

Blatchford biomimetic performance response technology (PRT) mimics the dynamic and adaptive qualities of muscle actuation to encourage more natural gait.

Multiple independent scientific studies, comparing Blatchford hydraulic ankle-feet to non-hydraulic feet, have shown:

  • Greater comfort, reduced socket pressures
  • Improved safety, reduced risk of trips and falls
  • Smoother, easier, and more natural gait
  • More evenly balanced inter-limb loading
  • Greater patient satisfaction

Read the Clinical Studies Compendium - Hydraulic ankle-foot edition 3 (2011-2020) to help you make the most informed decision regarding your patient's prescription.

This compendium includes 23 peer-reviewed journal publications describing the clinical benefits of hydraulic ankle technology, as well as nine key conference abstracts.

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Clinical Compendium

Blatchford Biomimetic Hydraulic Technology mimics the dynamic and adaptive qualities of muscle actuation to encourage more natural gait.

Multiple independent scientific studies, comparing Blatchford hydraulic ankle-feet to non-hydraulic feet, have shown:

  • Greater comfort, reduced socket pressures
  • Improved safety, reduced risk of trips and falls
  • Smoother, easier and more natural gait
  • More evenly balanced inter-limb loading
  • Greater satisfaction
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Hydraulic Ankles 

Clinical Evidence

Over a decade after challenging conventional wisdom, new scientific evidence continues to be published on the medical advantages of hydraulic ankles.

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Introducing EchelonVT

EchelonVT combines hydraulic ankle technology witha rotation and  vertical shock absorption element. It is ideal for higher activity scenarios where energy return is important or where users are likely to twist or change direction quickly.

Key Features

  • Hydraulic control of dorsi-flexion and plantar-flexion
  • Dorsi-flexed toe for swing phase
  • Rotation and vertical shock absorption
  • Tripod action for conformance and vertical compliance
  • Smooth hydraulic and spring action
  • Slimline foot design
  • Responsive e-carbon foot springs
  • Sandal Toe Foot Shell

Payment and Ordering

Blatchford’s "Patient Access" program (powered by Repaytient) makes paying for healthcare easier for clinicians and patients by providing interest-free financing for the patient’s deductible while paying healthcare providers 100% up front.

Repaytient offers flexible terms for all patients and has no patient denials. Ask your Blatchford rep about Repaytient!

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We have a team of Territory Managers working across the country, ready to answer your questions and visit your office on-site.

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