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As described in the movie, Dolphin Tale, “The special silicone gel sleeve developed for Winter is now making prosthetic limbs more comfortable for human – and animal – amputees.” By doing so, WintersGel Prosthetic Liners Prosthetic Liners brings the tale of Winter the dolphin full circle by helping humans just as humans helped her.
WintersGel Prosthetic Liners offers a gentle adhesion that is skin friendly and cushioning. The protective gel creates a more comfortable fit and promotes longer prosthesis wear time. These special features are especially beneficial for those with delicate skin, scar tissue or other residual limb concerns. Using the same material worn by Winter, the star of Dolphin Tale, a complete selection of WintersGel Prosthetic Liners are now being offered exclusively by Hanger Clinic. Creating a soft, smooth cushion between the socket and prosthetic limb, WintersGel Prosthetic Liners greatly enhance patient comfort to enable extended wear. Their soft elastic nature and gentle adhesion holds limbs securely under the most difficult conditions while staying extremely skin-friendly. And a high circumferential stretch coupled with a limited vertical stretch improves limb conformability while limiting unwanted pistoning.
The liner is available in three versions fabric locking liner, fabric cushioning liner and non-fabric cushioning liner. It comes in two thicknesses and a wide range of sizes. WintersGel Prosthetic Liners is suitable for children and adults (and dolphins).Hanger Clinic is currently engaged in research that will extend the benefits of WintersGel Prosthetic Liners to other prosthetic products, ensuring that in the process, the tale of Winter continues to be written.
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Interested in WintersGel Prosthetic Liners? Call 1-877-4HANGER to find the closest Hanger Clinic location specializing in WintersGel Prosthetic Liners.