Adjustable prosthetic limb by Nonspec is an adjustable prosthetic limb that can be taken off-the-shelf and adjusted in height and angle to meet any amputee’s need. It is quick and easy to fit, high quality, lightweight, and durable so that amputees worldwide can have access to a limb that lets them accomplish anything they want to.
This product is mass-produced (injection-molded) in India.
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Distributions to Date Status
As of September 2019, 200 units have been distributed.
Water resistant (yes/no)
Foot amputation and transtibial amputation
This product allows for adjustment in height and angle to meet the needs of a range of amputees. Further design specifications include over 7 cm of adjustment to compensate for anything from changing shoes to a growth spurt, and 9 Degrees of Freedom to correct for all gait adjustment needs, without new parts or components.
Provided by manufacturer
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
Designer specified performance targets include: lightweight, durable, and low-cost.
Vetted Performance Status
International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards tests for high impact and cycle testing.
Prosthetics can result in physical discomfort and pain to the patient.
Complementary Technical Systems
Academic Research and References
Furse, A, et al., 2011, “Development of a low-technology prosthetic swing-phase mechanism,” J Med Biomed Eng. 31(2), pp. 145-150
Andrysek, J., 2010, “Lower-limb prosthetic technologies in the developing world: a review of literature from 1994 to 2010,” Prosth Orth Int. 34(4), pp. 378-398
Wyss, D, et al., 2013, “Application of Quality Function Deployment for the development of a prosthetic knee joint,” AES Technical Reviews Part C: International Journal of Advances and Trends in Engineering Materials and their Applications (IJATEMA). 1 (1), pp. 67 – 75
Compliance with regulations
Nonspec's limb kit is designed to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards, which tests for high impact and cycle testing of four years of walking.