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emPOWER to the People

Pace clinicians recently attended Ottobock’s ‘Power for the People’ conference in London’s Science Museum.  The full day focussed on recent Ottobock products and their range of electronic feet, including the launch of next generation BiOM powered ankle, the emPOWER foot by BiONX (distributed within Europe by Ottobock). Pace was instrumental in the original BiOM being introduced […]

Aisle Be There For You

The path of rehabilitation following a life changing injury can sometimes be long, with many challenges along the way.  Neil Worthington’s (63, Stockport) journey is no exception. In 2011 Neil was involved in a road traffic accident that resulted in a nine month stay in hospital.  He sustained serious head injuries and multiple bone fractures that […]

Paralympians Inspire

As the curtain comes down on the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games many of the athletes have become household names and rightly so!  Their performances, coupled with the likes of Channel 4’s “Yes I Can” trailer and their Superhuman campaign, are tremendous sources of motivation to many. Happily this fervour is not confined to those who […]

The Victorian Slum – Wooden Leg

Recently Pace was contacted by a television production company asking if it could assist with manufacturing a replica Victorian prosthesis for a forthcoming series, The Victorian Slum, to be aired on the BBC. Following discussions with the Producer and head scratching of how best to manufacture a ‘wooden peg leg’ from modern materials that would […]