From idea to prototype to final product, getting a new orthotic or prosthetic device to market can be a long and harrowing road fraught with pitfalls. Anywhere along the way, a product can veer off course—or crash and burn completely. Development costs might be too high. The product may not fit an existing L-Code, or the time to get a new L-Code approved might be too long. Or, quite simply, patients may not like it.