Managing accounts, kids, and the mountains!

If there’s a prosthetic foot salesman on this earth who is truly willing to tell it to you like it is, and has earned that right, it’s Jared Booth. Jared is a regional account manager at WillowWood. He is the face and voice of WillowWood in the Kentucky, Ohio, Michigan, and West Virginia sales regions. Continue reading…

Competitive powerlifting? In Dallas, Texas? No sweat.

If there’s anyone who can speak with authority on sweat, it’s Dan Nunnelly. Consider this: Dan is a competitive powerlifter and strongman competitor. He lives in the scorching heat of Dallas. His gym doesn’t have air-conditioning, and temperatures can reach 100 degrees during his training sessions and competitions. Yes, Dan knows a thing or two Continue reading…

Keeping Up With Bethany!

Between managing a multimillion-dollar business, going to the gym regularly, traveling the world, and chasing her 3-year-old son around in the hot Texas weather, Bethany is about as busy and active as it gets. Like all amputees, Bethany had trouble regulating her body temperature. Going from tough workouts in the gym to her busy work Continue reading…

Amputee Resources: Liner Basics 101 | Lesson 3

Welcome back to Liner Basics 101! In Lesson One, we explored the three base materials that aid liners in skin protection and suspension of the limb: urethane, silicone, and thermoplastic elastomer (TPE). – You can click here for a refresher. In Lesson Two, we explored Transtibial Liner Profiles. Today, we’re exploring the specific interface materials Continue reading…

Amputee Resources: Liner Basics 101 | Lesson 2

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 | Lesson 1

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…

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