The GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patch is indicated for amputees who experience irritation and areas of shear-related skin breakdown at various locations of the skin-liner interface, including the patella, popliteal, distal anterior tibia, and fibular head.
The product is secondarily indicated for any appropriate lower or upper limb sites where discomfort and skin breakdown are present.
|Wherever discomfort and skin trauma occurs…||Use the GlideWear® patch daily at the skin-liner interface|
|Photos courtesy of Arise Orthotics & Prosthetics, Blaine, MN USA|
Package & Size Options
Each package of GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patches contains two (2) individual patches
Choose from two size options:
- Small: 2.5 in. x 4.75 in. (6.35 cm. x 12.06 cm.)
- Large: 4.5 in. x 7.5 in. (11.43 cm. x 19.05 cm)
GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch Webinar Recording - January 7, 2014
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GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patch Purchasing Options
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Please contact your prosthetic service provider if you have any questions about wound management or to learn whether the GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patch is an appropriate addition to your skin protection routine. The GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patch is not indicated for placement directly against open wounds and is not a substitute for the advice of a licensed and/or credentialed healthcare professional.
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Highsmith, Jason and James Highsmith. "Identifying and Managing Skin Issues with Lower-Limb Prosthetic Use." InMotion. Volume 21, Issue 1. January/February 2011.
Downing, Abbey. "Society Spotlight: The Efficiency of Antiperspirant Products to Reduce Perspiration of Residual Lower Limbs." December 2012. www.oandp.com. Web. Mar. 2013.
Harker, Judy. "Worldwide Wounds: Wound healing complications associated with lower limb amputation." Sept. 2006. Web.
Special thanks to Charles Kuffel, CPO, FAAOP and Kevin Hines, CPO of Arise Orthotics & Prosthetics for their key role in the development of the GlideWear® Prosthetic Liner Patch.
U.S. Patent Number 8,646,459
Other Patents Pending