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Socket Designs

The socket serves as the interface between the residual limb and the prosthesis. It must not only protect the residual limb but must also appropriately transmit the forces associated with standing and walking.

Below Knee Prosthesis:

“ Our prosthetist will work with you to fit a socket that best matches your needs ”

Above Knee Prosthesis:

The suspension mechanism:

Every prosthesis requires some type of suspension system to keep it from falling off the residual limb. Suspension can be achieved by a variety methods, including the following:

Please feel free to contact us for an informal chat about your requirements.

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