Yes! The Ertl Procedure is a surgical method in which a “bony bridge” or piece of cartilage is created by [...]
Yes! Absolutely. We have made many sockets for patients with a Van Ness Rotationplasty.
I heard that you are supposed to toughen your limb by developing callouses in order to use a prosthesis. Is that true?
Absolutely not! Since the invention of the gel liner, your skin should be soft and free of callouses.
Yes, you will be able to bend your knee while wearing your prosthesis.
No, unfortunately, because the components can corrode. There are special, waterproof, prosthetic solutions available.
The typical transtibial socket trimlines (or top of the prosthesis) end just above the sides of the kneecap. This ensures [...]
When you first begin to learn to walk with your transfemoral prosthesis, you will likely use a cane or a [...]
The transfemoral socket has to go high into the groin to properly support your pelvis, which is the major bony [...]