For amputees who experience discomfort or skin trauma at various locations of the skin-liner interface including the patella, popliteal, anterior distal tibia, and fibular head.
|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 contains two (2) individual prosthetic liner patches.
Choose from SMALL (2.5 in. x 4.75 in.) or LARGE (4.5 in. x 7.5 in.)
Application & Care Instructions
- Place the GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch over the affected area.
- Roll the prosthetic liner or sock over the limb to complete placement.
- Enjoy worry-free skin protection throughout the day!
- Apply clean and dry patch daily.
- Machine or hand wash & dry worn patches regularly for extended use.
- If GlideWear patch becomes torn or seam rips, replace with new patch to ensure optimal results.
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GlideWear Prosthetic Liner Patch Purchasing Options
Choose from the following options…
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.