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Walk Confidently and Comfortably In the New LimbLogic® M

New to the WillowWood product line, the LimbLogic M elevated vacuum pump creates a flexible option for transtibial applications that provides stability, security, and comfort. With easily adjustable vacuum and stiffness settings, this solution caters to a wide range of amputees. The LimbLogic M is equipped with shock absorption, so impact on the limb is considerably Continue reading…

NEW! LimbLogic® Service Kit

Whether it’s a long run or a big public speaking engagement, we all have scenarios that make us sweat. No big deal, right? It might not be, but excessive sweating can lead to the buildup of salt crystals in an electronic LimbLogic elevated vacuum pump, which may lead to clogs. The LimbLogic® Service Kit equips Continue reading…

Road Trip to Socket Bliss

WillowWood’s guest blogger this month is Kevin Bidwell, CP, BOCO, of Precision Orthotics & Prosthetics in Las Vegas. Thank you Kevin for sharing your experiences with the WillowWood One System as both a user and a clinician! Hi, my name is Kevin Bidwell.   I am an active left transfemoral amputee of 25 years.  I was Continue reading…

Creative Design of Custom Liners

Ten years ago, WillowWood introduced Alpha DESIGN® Liners to allow practitioners to specify the thickness and placement of gel within an Alpha® Liner. That initial offering of Alpha DESIGN Liners focused on amputees with uniquely-shaped limbs who could not wear off-the-shelf liners to experience the comfort of Alpha gel. As clinicians have become more and Continue reading…

Excellence in Ecuador

WillowWood is fortunate to have a global network of distribution companies to provide sales and support for our products around the world. We love hearing about the great work that they’re doing, and we enjoy sharing it with you. In this month’s blog, we are highlighting some recent activities in Ecuador. Uniting Frontiers Forum The Continue reading…

Summer Fun at Camp

The Amputee Coalition’s Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp is a five-day traditional summer camp experience for children ages 10-17 who have lost arms and/or legs or who were born with limb differences. The camp offers challenging activities that build campers’ confidence regardless of skill level and takes place at Camp JOY in Clarksville, Ohio. Last year Continue reading…

Developing a Master’s of Science in Prosthetics and Orthotics to Tackle the New and Ever-Changing Healthcare Environment

This month’s guest blogger, W. Lee Childers PhD MSPO CP from the Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics at Alabama State University, writes about the challenge of establishing a Master’s program in P&O. Today’s healthcare environment is more comprehensive, complex and dynamic than ever before.  We are treating more complicated patients with ever tightening budgets. Third-party Continue reading…

The Value of Accreditation for O&P Facilities

This month, our guest blogger from BOC emphasizes the importance of accreditation for O&P facilities. The last time we had the opportunity to guest blog for WillowWood, we talked about the human side, or the intangibles of quality patient care through individual certification for O&P practitioners. This time we want to highlight BOC’s other major Continue reading…

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