DuraShock - Short now available in heavy duty version rated to 300 pounds

DuraShock

from Fillauer LLC

The DuraShock is a new development in prosthetic technology. While shock/torsion reducing pylons have been available for several years, the DuraShock offers several significant improvements over previous designs.

The main benefit of a shock/torsion reducing pylon is that it simulates the rotation and shock absorption of the natural limb during stance phase. All lower limb amputees benefit from shock/rotation reduction, especially transfemoral users, who require greater motion damping at heel strike since the knee and ankle are not present. Beneficial for everyday use, shock/torsion reduction is most noticeable during activities such as gardening, hiking, tennis, or golf.

Features & Benefits

  • 3 different stiffness options
  • 4 configurations—Short Pylon, Long Pylon, Tube Clamp, and Short
  • Up to 60° of axial rotation (30° in each direction)
  • Shock absorption for increased socket comfort
  • Maintenance free design
  • Clearance as low as 3.5 in. (89 mm)
  • Standard 30 mm pylon or heavy duty 34 mm pylon
  • Titanium core technology
  • Smooth motion created by the dynamic elastomer
  • May increase stride length

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Indications

  • Above knee amputations (transfemoral)
  • Below knee amputations (transtibial)
  • Activities requiring twisting, turning or uneven terrain
  • Patients needing a reduction in vertical shock or torsion due to residual limb, knee, hip or back pain

Contraindications

  • General lack of balance and coordination
  • Very high activity level such as competitive sports (K4)

L-Codes

  • L5988 - Addition to lower limb prosthesis, vertical shock reducing pylon feature.
  • L5984 - All endoskeletal lower extremity prosthesis, axial rotation unit.

Suggested L-Codes are provided as a reference only. It is the responsibility of the practitioner and/or patient care facility submitting this claim to determine and submit the correct coding within all established rules and guidelines.

Patents 6468315 & 6682569

Ordering Information

DuraShock, Long Pylon

  • 30 mm pylon, 15 oz. (428 g)
  • 34 mm pylon, 21.7 oz. (609 g)
  • Length as shipped 11.25 in. (28.6 cm)
  • 30 mm pylon minimum length 5.75 in. (14.6 cm)
  • 34 mm pylon minimum length 6.75 in. (17.145 cm)
  • Dampening ring included
Type Long Pylon
ISO Max Weight Rating 144 lbs. (65 kg) 179 lbs. (81 kg) 220 lbs. (99 kg) 250 lbs. (113 kg)
Pylon 30 mm 30 mm 30 mm 34 mm
Minimum Build Height 5.75 in. (14.6 cm) 5.75 in. (14.6 cm) 5.75 in. (14.6 cm) 6.75 in. (17.1 cm)
DuraShock, Long Pylon DuraShock, Long Pylon DuraShock, Long Pylon DuraShock, Long Pylon
Part Number DS003L DS002L DS001L DS004L

Note: Weights are a suggested guide for torque and shock performance. Individual preference and performance will vary.

Replacement Parts

DS009A Alignment Adjustment Screw, 5/16-24, SS
880293 Alignment Adjustment Screw, M8 x 1.25, for serial numbers 2000 and above
128265 Dampening Ring for 30 mm
128268 Dampening Ring for 34 mm

DuraShock, Short Pylon

  • 30 mm pylon, 11 oz. (318 g)
  • 34 mm pylon, 15.2 oz. (425 g)
  • Length as shipped 7.5 in. (19 cm)
  • 30 mm pylon minimum length 4.75 in. (11.4 cm)
  • 34 mm pylon minimum length 5 in. (12.7 cm)
  • Dampening ring included
Type Short Pylon
ISO Max Weight Rating 144 lbs. (65 kg) 179 lbs. (81 kg) 220 lbs. (99 kg) 250 lbs. (113 kg)
Pylon 30 mm 30 mm 30 mm 34 mm
Minimum Build Height 4.75 in. (121 cm) 4.75 in. (121 cm) 4.75 in. (121 cm) 5.0 in. (127 cm)
DuraShock, Short Pylon DuraShock, Short Pylon DuraShock, Short Pylon DuraShock, Short Pylon
Part Number DS003S DS002S DS001S DS004S

Note: Weights are a suggested guide for torque and shock performance. Individual preference and performance will vary.

Replacement Parts

DS009A Alignment Adjustment Screw, 5/16-24, SS
880293 Alignment Adjustment Screw, M8 x 1.25, for serial numbers 2000 and above
128265 Dampening Ring for 30 mm
128268 Dampening Ring for 34 mm

DuraShock, Tube Clamp

  • Weight 11.6 oz. (330 g)
  • Length as shipped 6 in. (15.2 cm)
  • Minimum build height 6.75 in. (17 cm)
  • Dampening ring included
Type Tube Clamp Version
ISO Max Weight Rating 144 lbs. (65 kg) 179 lbs. (81 kg) 220 lbs. (99 kg)
Tube Clamp 30 mm 30 mm 30 mm
Minimum Build Height 6.5 in. (16.5 cm) 6.5 in. (16.5 cm) 6.5 in. (16.5 cm)
DuraShock, Tube Clamp DuraShock, Tube Clamp DuraShock, Tube Clamp
Part Number DS003SC DS002SC DS001SC

Note: Weights are a suggested guide for torque and shock performance. Individual preference and performance will vary.

Replacement Parts

DS009A Alignment Adjustment Screw, 5/16-24, SS
880293 Alignment Adjustment Screw, M8 x 1.25, for serial numbers 2000 and above
882520 Clamp Screw for DuraShock with Tube Clamp
128265 Dampening Ring for 30 mm

DuraShock, Short

  • Build height 3.5 in. (8.9 cm)
  • Dampening ring included
Type Short
ISO Max Weight Rating 144 lbs. (65 kg) 179 lbs. (81 kg) 220 lbs. (99 kg) 300 lbs. (136 kg)
Minimum Build Height 3.5 in. (8.9 cm) 3.5 in. (8.9 cm) 3.5 in. (8.9 cm) 4.25 in. (10.8 cm)
DuraShock, Short DuraShock, Short DuraShock, Short DuraShock, Short
Part Number DS003SS DS002SS DS001SS DS004SS

Note: Weights are a suggested guide for torque and shock performance. Individual preference and performance will vary.

Replacement Parts

DS009A Alignment Adjustment Screw, 5/16-24, SS
880293 Alignment Adjustment Screw, M8 x 1.25, for serial numbers 2000 and above
128265 Dampening Ring for 30 mm

For more information and ordering, email Customer Service or call 1-800-251-6398.