Advanced C-brace allows teenager new freedom of movement

07/1/2013 | WSVN-TV (Miami)

A 14-year-old from Florida who had part of his hip removed to treat a bone tumor can now flex his knee and walk more normally, thanks to a new electronic brace that uses computer technology and hydraulics. The C-Brace, which he received from the Hanger clinic in Tamarac, provides support for his limb and resistance to aid in walking. It is reportedly the first orthosis to use a hydraulic system, and the teen is the youngest patient to use the device.

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