Conditions & Rehabilitation

Ottobock provide solutions to suit a wide range of disabilities resulting from disease or injury involving physical or neurological conditions. The conditions that our rehabilitation solutions cover span the entire spectrum, from the most complicated multiple trauma to injury prevention for athletes. Our goal is to decrease your pain and enhance your quality of life.

Back pain

Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common causes of sick days in the UK. Your back will soon let you know when it has been strained or damaged by means of localised or sharp pain, tensed or strained muscles.


Brain Injury

Brain Injury

Brain damage is an injury that causes the destruction or deterioration of brain cells. Many people a year suffer a brain injury, whether as a result of trauma, stroke, tumour, or other illnesses.


Hereditary spastic paraplegia

Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia

Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) refers to a group of inherited disorders that cause weakness and stiffness of the leg muscles, which gradually gets worse over time.


MS user walking down stairs.

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord, causing a wide range of symptoms including problems with muscle movement, balance and vision.


Osteoarthritis patient wearing an Ottobock knee brace.


Osteoarthritis is a condition that causes the joints to become painful and stiff. It is the most common type of arthritis in the UK.


John Simpson, post-polio sufferer.


Poliomyelitis - often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus.


Pain and injury

Pain & Injury

Pain and injuries come in all forms and severities and can affect all parts of the body.


Spinal Cord Injuries

Spinal Cord Injury

A spinal cord injury (SCI) is an injury to the spinal cord resulting in a change, either temporary or permanent, in the cord's normal motor, sensory, or autonomic function. Common causes include trauma (car accident, gunshot, falls, sports injuries, etc.) or disease.


Stroke patient


A stroke is a serious, life-threatening medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to part of the brain is cut off.


Transverse Myelitis

Transverese Myelitis

Transverse Myelitis is a neurological condition in which an area of the spinal cord becomes inflamed. The inflammation occurs in the insulating material that covers a nerve and this is called ‘myelin’.