Esther Brücker started working as a physical therapist in 2004.
From 2004 – 2010 she worked in a rehabilitation clinic. At that time she started with ongoing education in the fields of clinical gait observation, biomechanics of the lower limb and gait training with lower limb amputees.
Since 2010 she works for the Global Academy of Ottobock. Within the Academy her responsibilities include patient training during test fittings, performing trainings for medical experts and developing training concepts for new products.
Having previously supported prosthetics for upper & lower limb, orthotics and Neurostimulation she gained a comprehensive insight into technology and therapy.
Currently her main focus is on lower limb prosthetics. She conducted many seminars for therapists and medical experts worldwide. Her ambition is to provide education and promote a good interaction especially between the physical therapist and the orthopedic technician in order to optimize patient outcome and ultimately the patient’s quality of life.
- 14th ISPO Congress 2013: Neuroprosthesis for drop foot in upper motor neuron syndrome – Hyderabad India
- 17th ISPO Congress Kobe 2019: Clinical gait observation, gait deviations and intervention from a therapeutic and O&P professional perspective