Amputee Resources: Liner Basics 101

What Does a Socket Do? A socket is the most outer and rigid component of your prosthetic system. It plays a major role in ensuring the comfort and health of your residual limb by providing shape and support to the limb. Because it aids in weight transfer and distribution, if it isn’t fitted correctly, it Continue reading…

Amputee Resources: Liner Basics 101

Learning everything you need to know about your amputation and prosthesis can be overwhelming. WillowWood is here to break it down. What Does a Liner Do? Prosthetic liners serve two basic functions: skin protection and suspension of the limb. They are made of three base materials that aid with this function: urethane, silicone, and thermoplastic Continue reading…

Tips & Tricks: LimbLogic Thermoplastic Drop-In Adapter

  Here’s something you may not know: LimbLogic® isn’t just compatible with laminate sockets. It also works with thermoplastic sockets, thanks to the LimbLogic Thermoplastic Drop-In Adapter. Thermoplastic is an ideal material to use in a basic definitive socket, and it’s one of the safest solutions for an extended walking trial for vacuum diagnostics and Continue reading…

Mechanical Elevated Vacuum or Electronic Elevated Vacuum

Elevated vacuum systems provide outstanding reliability and security, and WillowWood offers two types of systems: LimbLogic®, our electronic system, and the new LimbLogic M, our mechanical system. Here’s how to help decide which system is right for you. Mechanical elevated vacuum is the ideal solution for amputees who prefer a low-maintenance, easy-to-use system. It is Continue reading…

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…

Get to Know Our ALPHA Design Ordering Channels

Get to know our Alpha DESIGN® ordering channels. With four different platforms to choose from, you’re sure to have an ordering process that suits you and your staff well. FusiformCAST This option allows clinicians to create patient files, work with both casts andCAD files, and track orders all on one online platform. FusiformCAST is a Continue reading…

WillowWood Believes in Innovators of All Types

WillowWood believes that great ideas can come from anywhere. That’s why in 1994, when a six-foot-two man in a lumberjack shirt and beat-up jeans walked into Bob Arbogast’s office, Bob heard him out. His name was Bruce, he was a fishing guide from Montana, and he said he had an invention that worked better than Continue reading…

OORAH: How One Marine Found New Hope

David lost his leg in a motorcycle accident in 2004 while on active duty for the Marine Corps at Camp Pendleton. After much trial and error in being fitted for his first socket and foot, David had all but given up on running. His system caused sores, and he couldn’t keep up with his battalion Continue reading…

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