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What goes on behind the scenes in the orthotics and prosthetics laboratory?

What goes on behind the scenes in the orthotics and prosthetics laboratory?

If you have ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes in an orthotics and prosthetics laboratory read on…… Meet Terry Sharman: Lamination Technician What you are likely to find in the laboratory of the orthotics and prosthetics specialist ranges from various interesting pieces of machinery, a vast array of orthotics and prosthetics devices, the […]

Meet the Team that’s at the cutting edge of orthotics and prosthetics technology

Welcome to Roger Wolfson and Associates – orthotics and prosthetics Some team members at the cutting edge of orthotics and prosthetics technology in action Practice Team Roger Wolfson “The Boss” who’s at the cutting edge of orthotics and prosthetics technology Roger Wolfson offers patients the full benefit of extensive knowledge and experience gained over more […]

Prosthetic Components

Prosthetic components Introduction to prosthetic components When it comes to prosthetic components, by far, the most important device is the prosthetic socket. If the prosthetic socket does not function properly this leads to discomfort – in fact, every other device is useless if the prosthetic socket does not fit correctly. What follows is a brief, […]

Amputee Rehabilitation (Incorporating IPOP)

Amputee Rehabilitation (Incorporating IPOP)

Amputee Rehabilitation Painful Prosthesis The prosthetic socket Where all lower limb prostheses are concerned, whether: Above knee (trans femoral) Below knee (trans tibial) Ankle disarticulation (Symes) Through knee (knee disarticulation), or Hip disarticulation By far, the most important component is the prosthetic socket.   Because the prosthetic socket acts as the interface between the human body and […]

Through knee prosthetics

Through knee prosthetics

Introduction to Through Knee Amputations Roger Wolfson and Associates is a certified provider of prosthetic sockets designed to cater for the needs of through knee amputees. A through knee amputation, also referred to as the ‘Buchler Technique’, is a highly suitable surgical option where it pertains to a successful prosthetic outcome. With the correct prosthetic […]

Below knee prosthetics

below knee prosthetics

Introduction to below knee prosthetics An amputation, especially at any level below the knee, does not usually present a particularly disabling condition with the use of modern below knee prosthetics. Below knee amputees who are free from complicating medical problems can do most of the things they could do prior to amputation. Studies suggest that […]