AMTI Canes, Crutches and Walker Sensors

AMTI’s walker sensors are specifically designed for the precise measurement of the forces and moments transmitted through walkers, canes and crutches. These long-life, easy-to-use sensors are ideal for research and testing environments, such as high stiffness, high sensitivity, low crow-talk, and excellent repeatability. The sensors can be used for gait analysis, stability analysis, neurological analysis, prosthetics fittings, and work studies.

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The sensors measure the three orthogonal force and moment components across the x-, y-, and z- axes. This produces a total of six outputs. The bodies of the load cells are made from a high-strength aluminium alloy and are protected by a durable anodized finish.

MCW sensors are available in paediatric anterior (PA) walkers, paediatric posterior (PP) walkers, adult anterior (AA) walkers, and several crutches and canes. The sensor mounting hardware has been designed for use with KAYE™ posterior walkers, and Guardian™ anterior walkers, crutches, and canes. Other versions are available upon request.

As with all conventional strain gauge transducers, the use of an amplifier is required for bridge excitation and signal amplification.

Download the AMTI Walker Sensors brochure here.

AMTI Products

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How to choose your AMTI force plate

Take a look at our list of considerations if you are interested in an AMTI force plate but not sure where to start.

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The AccuGait-Optimized (ACG-O) is AMTI’s portable solution for quantifying human gait and balance.

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AMTI’s AccuPower-Optimized (ACP-O) multi-axis force platform is a portable solution for jump, drop landing, squat analysis and more.

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The portable AccuSway-Optimized (ACS-O) is perfect for on-the-go balance assessments and training.

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Custom and Special Designs

These bespoke force plates are tailor-made to your requirements, including waterproof systems and glass-top platforms.

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Filler Force Plates

We supply AMTI filler force plates in quarter, half and full length sizes to create the optimum custom set-up.

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Force Plate Stairs

The force platform stairway has been designed in response to clinical patient requests to improve their gait while going up and down stairs.

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Force/Torque Sensors

The multi-axis load cells (multi-axis transducers) are ideal whenever it is important to measure forces and moments in three dimensions.

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The HE6x6 is a compact, portable force platform for quantifying very low loads.

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Mobius Treadmill

These treadmills can be with or without incline, and are a compact dual-belt end-to-end force sensing treadmill.

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Multi-Axis Wear-Testing Machines

These simulate human joint motion, for the purpose of testing and evaluating prosthetic devices prior to clinical use.

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Optima Bio-Measurement System

The Bio-Measurement System (Optima-BMS) is Optima technology in the most affordable package.

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Optima High Performance System

This ground-breaking development in force technology offers a 10-fold improvement over any other force platform available on the market.

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Optima Medical Measurement System

The Optima-MMS is the only medical force plate on the EU market and is a certified Class 1m Medical Device.

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Optima Special Purpose Series

The Optima-SPS allows activities on the top surface of the force plate to be viewed and recorded from the underside.

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We offer a range of software which can be used for data acquisition, analysis, research, rehabilitation, training and more.