Affiliations and Peer Support
Peter Harsch Prosthetics
News and Events
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 helpful critique and feedback.
She wanted to have a prosthesis that would allow her to feel confident
This client has a very demanding career with long hours.
with her feet up, soaking in the sun. She is getting the rare opportunity
to take a vacation tomorrow and we are so excited that she can take
her new prosthesis along!
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 years. In many cases, changes in the fitting needs of a client with natural body changes necessitate a new piece before wear and tear.