Having a prosthesis made can bring up a full range of emotions throughout the process. We welcome and encourage our clients to bring close family or friends to their appointments. We are so thankful for this client and her very enthusiastic family member who came to each appointment providing positive emotional support as well as
These are the prostheses of one our first and favorite clients! She takes impeccable care of her pieces. You can see over time that the silicone in the older pieces is breaking down and also observe sculptural changes as our techniques have improved over time. The average lifespan of our upper extremity pieces is 2-5
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