Maxillofacial masks

Maxillofacial masks

APOS  can provide masks for sports injuries right here in Ireland. there is no need to travel to the United Kingdom for this device. at our clinic in Galway we will assess you and manufacture the best device for you providing you with a custom fit device giving you the best protection. The masks are intended to cover and protect a laceration or unstable part of the face. Typically, they are used to guard against further injury and lacerations during sport, for example, fractures to the nose or cheekbone. Larger masks can be used as burn or compression masks to lighten and/or soften scar tissue and protect facial grafts.  
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Mother hails bionic hand as life changing

Mother hails bionic hand as life changing

A bionic hand has allowed a young mother to do essential everyday tasks for the first time since losing fingers to sepsis. “After eight months without the use of my left hand it felt fantastic being able to do tasks with it again,” said Niamh Boyle(32) who developed the life-threatening infection after the birth of her fourth child last year. When she woke from a medically induced coma she was told she would have to have all the fingers on her left hand amputated; she also lost toes on her right foot. Niamh, a mother of four from Co Louth, has spent the last week being trained in how to use the high-tech prosthetic iLimb at APOS (Atlantic Prosthetic Orthotic Services) in Co Galway. She is now waiting for her bespoke…
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Partial foot amputation

Partial foot amputation

We provide the highest definition silicone cosmetic Prostheses. Partial feet prostheses Partial feet provide great functional and cosmetic solutions within one device. Each unique partial foot can encompass a combination of materials with specific properties to aid comfort and mobility. Matched to the patient’s shape and skin tone they offer a highly natural looking, wearable solution for partial foot amputees.   Making accessible to Irish patients the highest standard cosmetic prostheses available internationally. Our specialist team will utilise specific casting procedures and the properties of a selection of materials to develop your prosthesis. Soft silicone gel pads can be used to relieve pressure in sensitive areas, while medical grade silicones protect vulnerable skin. [clear-line] HIGH DEFINITION MULTI COLOUR: Hand crafted utilising a comprehensive colour palate; the Multi-Colour option encompasses a…
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The Charcot Restraint Orthotic Walker (CROW)

The Charcot Restraint Orthotic Walker (CROW)

  The Charcot Restraint Orthotic Walker (CROW) is a type of custom made orthosis that is designed to reduce pressure on the foot and the ankle for people who have a neuropathic ulcer and/or a Charcot Joint. The CROW is made from a cast of the foot and lower leg and is designed with a soft footbed and cushioned liner. The Orthosis is made of rigid plastic with a rockered bottom to allow for normal heel to toe walking. The CROW works to reduce destructive forces in the foot and ankle, protecting the bone at the same time as reducing pressure on the bottom of the foot to help heel and prevent ulcers. Neuropathic joints, often called Charcot joints, are caused by loss of sensation in the joint so that…
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toe walking

toe walking

Autistic / sensory seeking toe walkers have been found to benefit from the use of Neurological foot orthoses. Benifiting from the sensory feedback of the orthosIs design patents are less likely to toe walk. APOS have introduced their NEURO foot orthosis for this patient group. This orthotic intervention is considerably less invasive than alternatives such as casting, Orthopaedic footwear or Ankle Foot Orthoses.
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