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Advances in Prosthetic Technology, Like the Bionic Prosthetic Socket, Boosts Our Veteran’s Quality of Life

The conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq are distinguished by the significant amount of various physical injuries as a result of explosive devices and rocket propelled grenades. Many of these devastating, yet common injuries create untold damage to soft tissues of the limbs, often resulting in amputation. And with the survival rate of our military personal… read more

Better Outcomes can be Attributed to Prosthetic Technology, Like the Bionic Prosthetic Socket

Lower limb amputation is increasingly becoming an area of concern due mainly to its prevalence in our society. This increase is not just due to warfare, but in large part from an aging population as well as an increase in related lifestyle illnesses such as diabetes, which can result in an amputation. Prosthetic rehabilitation following… read more

There are Many Factors, Besides Socket Technology, That Make the Use of a Prosthetic Leg Easier

Prosthetic legs are artificial limbs that are utilized in cases of unfortunate amputations. There are an array of medical reasons, as well as accidents, that a leg might need to be amputated. There are many factors, besides socket technology, that make the use of a prosthetic leg easier. For example, those who are younger without… read more

The Introduction of Our Intelligent Prosthetic Limb Socket Marks Yet Another Advancement in Prosthetic Technology

The introduction of our intelligent prosthetic limb socket marks yet another advancement in prosthetic technology. For the first time in history, your socket can do more than just support your limb. From the pyramids of Classical Antiquity to the battlefields of World War I, let’s take a look in the past at the history of the… read more

In Recent Years Technical Innovations, Like Our Cutting Edge Bionic Prosthetic Socket, Have Made Artificial Limbs More Comfortable, Efficient and Even More Lifelike

In recent years technical innovations, like our cutting edge bionic prosthetic socket, have made artificial limbs more comfortable, efficient and even more lifelike. The future of the artificial limb depends on the demands of amputees, advances in surgery and engineering and adequate healthcare funding. Let’s take a few minutes to discuss the future of prosthetic… read more

We’re Paving New Roads With Prosthetic Socket Technology

Here at 5280 Prosthetics, we were fed up with the fact that prosthetic socket technology hadn’t really changed much or progressed in over 20 years. Aside from minor changes in materials that were reported as advancements, those who sought out comfortable prosthetic limb sockets were often left disappointed. Our team of American Board Certified Prosthetics made a… read more

With the Incredible Advancement of Prosthetic Technology, as well as Prosthetic Socket Technology, We have Seen a Vast Improvement in the Lives of Both Active and Athletic Amputees

With the incredible advancement of prosthetic technology, as well as prosthetic socket technology, we have seen a vast improvement in the lives of both active and athletic amputees. This is now cause of debate within the international sport’s community, especially concerning highly effective lower-limb prosthetic devices. It is with these high-level devices that enable disabled… read more

Advances in Amputee Care as well as Technological Advances in Artificial Limbs and Their Components, like Our Prosthetic Limb Sockets, Makes Returning to Active Duty a Viable Option

Returning to duty after a loss of limb has in the past been a rare occasion in the military. Amputee veterans have reported very little if any discussion regarding the possibility of remaining on active duty in the event of a limb loss. However, today’s military is seeing a surge of amputees wishing to remain… read more

SmartPuck: Prosthetic Limb Sockets For The Future

Here at 5280 Prosthetics, we’re extremely proud of our SmartPuck system. A first in prosthetics technology, the SmartPuck system is an intelligent prosthetic limb socket system with limb decompression technology. This means that the SmartPuck can actually improve the health of the residual limb and overall circulation. You’ll feel reduced pressure to your limb, improving your… read more

New Prosthetic Socket Technology

5280 Prosthetics developed our products through true advancements in prosthetic socket technology. Over the past 20 years or so there have been minor changes, but only our SmartPuck™ and AirPuck™ systems feature what has been a paradigm shift in what people can expect from socket systems. With on-board computers, and sensors to improve fit, function, and… read more