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How BioM’s prosthetic ankle works

BioM, a Bedford company founded in 2007 by an MIT professor, has created a prosthetic ankle that supplies power during walking and produces a more natural gait. The ankle is fitted based on the amputee’s ideal stride, to minimize gait abnormalities that lead to health problems.

SOURCE: BioM

Luke Knox/Globe Staff

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