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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 […]

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 […]

Above knee prosthetics

Prostheses concerning above knee prosthetics consist of a custom-made socket combined with a supportive frame, knee unit, pylon, and foot. Sometimes a suspension sleeve or harness may also be necessary. The Prosthetic Knee System Of all prosthetic components that are concerned with above knee prosthetics, the knee system is arguably the most complex. It should […]

Through hip prosthetics

Introduction to through hip prosthetics For the trans femoral (including hip and knee disarticulation also known as through hip prosthetics) amputee, successful function depends on: The correct choice of knee relevant to age Health Activity levels and lifestyle             The latest technology or most advanced knee is not necessarily the […]

Breast Prosthetics

Roger Wolfson and Associates offers the widely acclaimed ANITA range of breast care products.B It comes as no surprise that, to a large extent, many women suffer from loss of self-esteem as a result of having undergone a mastectomy. Some women even feel ashamed of their appearance.  This need not be the case since, for […]

Upper Limb Prosthetics

Introduction to upper limb prosthetics Prosthetic arms or upper limb prosthetics can be inert, body-powered or bionic. The inert type of prosthetic arm is not activated and therefore serves a cosmetic function only. A body-powered prosthesis uses existing body motion to activate a movement device. The most common form of body-powered upper limb prosthetics is […]