MAS Socket Diaries
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is a running account of my journey with a new MAS Socket. There
are so many people asking about this new design, that I thought
it might be a good idea to share my experience as I go along, as
honestly as I can. My prosthetist went to a MAS workshop in the
States in July this year, so this is new for both of us. Please
go to the MAS Socket link on the right for information about Marlo
Ortiz and his new concept for socket fitting if this is the first
time you've run into this new kind of socket. "Controversial"?
Some seem to think so. Judge for yourself.
38 years old (now
in 2005); weigh in at 50 kgs; currently using Ischial Containment
suction socket; Total 2000 knee and flex foot; have fairly long
residual limb; moderately active; lost my leg in a car accident
in 1995; big wuss...and here's my diary....
& December 2005
& March & April 2006