IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Freedom Innovations, a global designer and manufacturer of advanced technology of lower extremity prosthetic devices, was recognized with a Hanger Partner Award for their demonstrated innovation, including the launch of the Kinnex microprocessor-controlled prosthetic ankle-foot system. Hanger, Inc., which delivers orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care and distributes O&P products and rehabilitative solutions to the broader market, uses the Hanger Partner Awards to recognize the contributions of outstanding supply chain partners, who are chosen by key leaders from Hanger’s clinical and operational teams.
“We are honored to be recognized by Hanger, the O&P clinical and market leader. Our team is excited by the robust pipeline of innovation that we expect to bring to market over the next 12 months. Each member of our team is committed to providing the products and service solutions that lead to each patient’s maximum potential,” said David Smith, Chairman and CEO, Freedom Innovations.
“We highly value our partnership with Freedom Innovations, and wanted to recognize how the innovative work they undertake every day is positively impacting the O&P community,” said Kenneth Wilson, President, Products and Services, Southern Prosthetic Supply (SPS). “By working together, we are both able to make great progress towards our shared goal of ensuring O&P patients have the technology and care they need to live fulfilling and empowered lives.”
The recognition comes on the heels of Freedom’s latest tech launch breakthroughs:
- Maverick™ Xtreme (http://www.maverick-mayhem.com), the world’s lightest fiberglass foot;
- Plie 3® and Kinterra, MPC knee, mechanical ankle and foot system;
- Kinnex, the world’s fastest microprocessor ankle-foot technology, also a 2017 Medical Design Excellence Award finalist
Presenting a variety of lifestyle options focused on healthy biomechanics from the everyday carbon fiber foot to active and extreme sports, including the Runway®, DynAdapt™ and Renegade®, to the Catapult™ specialty foot, Freedom’s options feature Z-Shock™ and EnduraCore™ technology for comfort and performance and cover an array of both carbon fiber and fiberglass foot preferences.
Freedom Innovations, LLC (www.freedom-innovations.com) designs, manufactures, and markets advanced technology lower extremity prosthetic devices that provide people with physical challenges the ability to reach their full potential. Based in Irvine, CA, Freedom’s lower extremity prosthetics are distributed throughout the world.