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.
This client takes pride in looking feminine in her male dominated workplace. These sparkling shell acrylic tips are her signature color. This type of a request was a first for us and a fun challenge. She brought in the matching acrylic powder and it worked out great.
For the first time in eleven years, this below the knee amputee is wearing heels again and feeling great about it. She’s ready to wear dresses and walk tall.
Summer in Southern California means serious heat! In the midst of a heat wave, we just got a call from this client who has been wearing his prosthetic toe for a couple of months. He told us he is so grateful that his prosthesis allows him wear sandals on hot days without feeling self-conscious at…
This young woman enjoys expressing her artistic side through clothing. Her self confidence was hampered by a serious injury to her arm and partial hand loss. With her new prosthesis, she is able to turn the focus back to her style, her art and the things that characterize her.
A typical finger prosthesis requires at least 1.5 centimeters of remaining finger length to secure a prosthesis. In certain cases, some or all of the corresponding ray within the hand is also lost. The complete absence of a finger makes being fitted with a prosthesis decidedly more complex. While many practitioners would say that there…