Molding Miracles

Dave Sisson has been designing prosthetics for over four decades, providing amputees and other clients with a very precious gift: freedom. From the pages of In Business magazine. Article By Jan Wilson | Photographs by Sarah Maughan Dave Sisson makes body parts. As macabre as this sounds, his three-person company, Sisson Mobility Restoration Center in Madison, fabricates prosthetic parts and braces for…

Advantages of Prosthetic Legs

Lower Limb Prostheses

Overview Prosthetic legs are artificial limbs that are used in cases of amputation. Either one or both legs may be subjected to amputation for a variety of medical reasons. Amputations can be performed above or below the knee, depending on medical conditions. A variety of factors can make the use of a prosthetic leg easier. Typically, people who are younger and do…

C-Leg

C-Leg

The C-Leg is the most technologically advanced prosthetic knee mechanism available for persons with above knee or hip disarticulation amputations. The C-Leg is ideal for patients who want to be unlimited community ambulators, frequently descend ramps, want to walk on uneven terrain. The C-Leg features multiple sensors that feed information to built-in microprocessors at a rate of 50 times per second to…