Thursday, May 26, 2022

WaterLegs Responses 3

Stephan Manucharian

Continuation of responses

>-ENDOLITE NORTH AMERICA HAS A NEW PRODUCT WHICH MAY INTEREST

>YOU CALLED AQUALIMB

>ENDOLITE NORTH AMERICA

>105 WESTPARK RD.

>CENTERVILLE,OHIO 45459

>800-548-3534

>FAX 800-929-3636

>[email protected]

>

>THANKS

>KEVIN HICKEY

>

>-I was reading Marty’s repuest about swim and shower prosthesis. Instead

of

>making a whole new prosthes for ” only ” showering and swimming. Why not

>just

>put on a sock, made of rubbery material, pump out the air, to make a

vacuum

>around the limp and prosthes. That way you keeps the prosthes dry and it

>sure is

>easier, than carying a ” spare ” leg around.

>One company who deals whit such a device is Tec Motion Scandinavia AB,

from

>Helsingborg, Sweden. The product is called XeroSox. It should be

waterproof

>even

>for swimming at the beach.

>Mary I know it wasn’t what you repuested, but I couldn’t help it. I had

to

>tell

>about it.

>

>Greetings

>Klaus Moldt, Physiotherapist

>Holstebro, Denmark

>-O.K.

>Call Bock, Endolite, and Endoflex to start. They all have a design and

can

>produce, send you the info. to do it, or refer it out for you. Also check

>the Active ankle, and Ferrier Coupler. Best Regards, Richard Feldman,CPO

>I have utilized the LA Ankle II, it allows for 70 degrees of

planterflexion

>and has 2 locked positions. One for walking and one for swimming. The

foot

>and ankle combination are heavy but both patient’s that are wearing it

really

>like it. It is available through Ortho Europe, Email address is

>[email protected]

>

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

>The foot you are looking for is from OrthoEurope and is distributed by

Ortho

>Enterprises. Their phone number is (732) 819-8188 or (888) 678-4612.

>

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

>you could try the Active Ankle. It will lock at 90 degrees, allow you to

>plantar flex and lock the foot or you can unlock it and have it

completely

>free. the foot is not designed to be walked on too much. Think of using a

>Frier coupler (sp) so your patient can walk to the pool or stream (lake)

>then change the foot to kayak. Also there is the Total Concept foot from

>Century xxI- its a single axis foot that allows you to alter the dorsi

and

>plantarflexion. You will get more plantarflexion range form the active

>ankle.

>

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

>

>Thanks again for your help,

>Eddie White, CP

>Beacon P&O

>Raleigh, NC

Go to http://www.ortholite.co.uk they have an ankle called “LA ankle” ?? .

>

>Try the Active Ankle with a Kingsley Steplight Wayfaraer foot.

>

>You can check the GOMED catagolue that they’ve a plantarflexion adaptor

>which is used in the swimming foot.

>

>The Active Ankle from Rampro 800-494-1404

>

>Hi, Orthoenterprises inc of NJ has the leisure activity anckle. I believe

>that is what you are looking for it allows 70 degres of plantar

>flexion. it can be made left or right, endo or exo design . Phone # is

>888-678-4612.

>

>Look into the Ortholite LA II Ankle marketed by New Generation Inc. Their

>number is 800-327-3036. I think this what you are looking for. They are

>located in Silver Spring, MD.

THANKS TO EVERYBODY WHO PARTICIPATED

Stephan R. Manucharian, CP

Orthopedic Arts

Brooklyn Heights, NY

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