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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.
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. Please follow this link to read in detail.