What is a C-Leg?

What is a C-Leg?

What is a C-Leg?

C-LegĀ® above knee prosthetic leg The Ottobock C-Leg is the original microprocessor knee. Since its launch in 1997, the C-Leg has set the standard for every other knee available, and is the world’s most studied prosthetic device. No wonder 94% of amputees who use C-Leg prefer it to their previous prosthesis.

How much does a ottobock C-Leg cost?

According to our information, the C-Leg sells for between $40,000 and $50,000 US including the socket, prosthetic foot, and all prosthetist fees.

How much does a genium X3 Leg cost?

Price. According to our information, the Genium X3 typically sells for more than $100,000 US including the socket, prosthetic foot, and all prosthetist fees. For a complete list of prices for other microprocessor knees, please see our Microprocessor Knee Price List.

Can you get a prosthetic leg above-the-knee?

An above-knee prosthesis includes a socket, knee joint, ankle joint, and foot components. You will receive a temporary prosthesis at first while your residual limb continues to heal and shrink/shape over several months of healing. The prosthesis will be modified to fit as needed over this time.

How much is an artificial leg?

The price of a new prosthetic leg can cost anywhere from $5,000 to $50,000. But even the most expensive prosthetic limbs are built to withstand only three to five years of wear and tear, meaning they will need to be replaced over the course of a lifetime, and they’re not a one-time cost.

Are C legs covered by insurance?

In most cases, medical insurance does cover at least part of the expense of prosthetic legs. And almost all of them will cover the costs related to their use. These are items typically covered by insurance policies up to the deductible.

How much does artificial leg cost?

What is the best above the knee prosthetic leg?

The Genium X3 is the world’s most technologically advanced microprocessor knee, offering above-knee amputees the most natural gait possible. It is waterproof, offers new modes never before available and is virtually impenetrable by dust or dirt.