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Orthocare Innovations Once Again Recognized for Top Honors for its Breakthrough Prosthetic Foot Ankle System
Date:7/10/2013

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Orthocare Innovations (www.orthocareinnovations.com) continues receiving critical acclaim as its Magellan™ microprocessor foot ankle system has been named one of the Top 100 technologically significant products introduced into the marketplace over the past year. In selecting Orthocare Innovations for its R&D Top 100 Awards, R&D Magazine placed it in elite company that includes this year's winners such as Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Toyota.

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Apple also recently selected Magellan for highlighting in a long-form video titled "Making a Difference. One App at a Time." The video shows how Magellan was created and how it's changed the life of Paralympian Oksana Masters: http://www.apple.com/ios/videos/#developers

Magellan brings a novel approach to lower limb prosthetics by mimicking key features of the human ankle that are essential to normal gait. Magellan offers active ankle function using microprocessor computer control combined with advanced, micro-hydraulic technology. This provides persons who have lost limbs with enhanced efficiency, stability and comfort.

A key innovative feature is Magellan's connectivity, linking the device to its user and the user's health care providers. This functionality, afforded by iPhone and iPad apps and Bluetooth technology, enables patients to make adjustments to the Magellan themselves, such as adaptations to account for changes in footwear. This functionality also extends to health care providers, affording access to patient performance and device diagnostics.

An animated video that shows how Magellan operates is available at: '/>"/>

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