An article by our founder and owner, Stefan Knauss, was recently published in O&P Edge Magazine. Stefan is always looking to utilize materials to come up with original strategies for tackling tough cases. In this article, he details how to create a socket with a seamless connection between HCR silicone rubber and hard resin laminate.
California’s mild winter weather doesn’t require boots or sneakers over the holidays. Being a lower limb amputee shouldn’t either.
Our primary goal is to create a prosthesis that truly satisfies each of our clients and it is always great to hear feedback after they have taken it home. Some of our clients prefer to have a second or “back-up” prosthesis in the event something should happen to one. We created an ear for this
This client traveled to us from out of state. She had three highly realistic prosthetic fingers created as well as a utility hand. Having prostheses made isn’t just about restoring the look of the fingers she lost. These prostheses are about playing with the kids in her family and not feeling like she has to
This client was so excited about getting his new prosthetic finger, he couldn’t sleep the night before his appointment. We’re happy to meet his expectations!
We’ve had the pleasure of making this client two realistic prosthetic partial hands since 2010. As a carpenter, he has realized over time that he no longer needs a realistic hand under his glove while at work. This time, he requested we make him a custom sculpted utility hand from High Consistency
We’ve been keeping busy with a lot of ears lately! Our Certified Clinical Anaplastologist, Gina, finds ears to be among her favorite type of cases to sculpt and paint. This client, another long time prosthesis wearer, was so shocked at the realism of his new piece from us,
Just about a week ago, we shared a picture of our wonderful client, Jessica, modeling her new prosthetic pinky while using her phone. Here is a close up of her piece.
It is a rare privilege to be able to share one of our clients faces. After all, many of our clients seek out our work to avoid drawing attention to their differences. When this client suffered an amputation to her right pinky finger, she was determined to find purpose in her loss. She has shared
Many of our clients are first time prosthesis wearers. From time to time, people come to us having already worn a prosthesis created by another provider. Our priorities are always fit, function, aesthetics and realism. When a client has experience with past prostheses, we have the additional advantage of being able to reflect