The Socketless Socket

Transfemoral and Knee Disarticulation Re-Defined.

We’ve re-invented sockets from the ground up. No more static socket shape. No more hard ischial seat.  No more loss of suction.  The Socket-less Socket truly conforms to the user, providing a custom-fit socket every time you put it on.

 

The future of prosthetics.

If you’re the kind of person who wants full control of how your socket fits, this technology is for you. Fitting a prosthetic socket is now micro-adjustable in real-time to create a socket as individual as the toughest patient.

 

As conforming as a hammock.

Our patent pending swing technology perfectly conforms to the user just like a hammock, providing a soft floating cushioned seat on every step.

 

Micro-adjustable comfort, every morning.

Conventional prosthetics are static in shape, and require frequent fitting adjustments to match the ever-changing human body. Our technology fits differently. We enable you to micro-adjust for a comfortable fit every time you put your prosthesis on. Our new z-straps give an ultra low profile look.

 

Huge advancements for Small users.

Introducing Pediatric size Socket-less Sockets. Same great technology now available from toddler to adults.

 

Ridiculously Light.

Our NASA-based lightweight design and materials are only a fraction of what conventional sockets weight – with a typical weight reduction of nearly 2 pounds. You’ll be amazed at how light a socket can feel.

 

The Flower just got more beautiful.

Introducing a revolutionary new way of fitting a flexible inner socket. Our flower distal cup technology with our special NASA-based mesh fabric creates a form-fitting inner socket that’s flexible enough to fold up in the palm of your hand.

 

 

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Mountain Climbing Trips : Adventure Travel

BMC Paraclimbing Series 2015 R2

A short film of round two of the BMC Paraclimbing Series 2015 at the Castle Climbing Centre, London.

The BMC Paraclimbing Series is organised by the BMC, MCofS, Link4life, OnThisRoc, Manchester Climbing Centre, Newcastle Climbing Centre, Edinburgh International Climbing Arena and the Castle Climbing Centre, London.

This is a series of events to provide disabled people with an opportunity to have a go at climbing in the competitive environment.

See the Series here

More Amazing People

Aaron ‘Wheelz’ Fotheringham – Wheelchair Action Sports

Unit, one of the world’s fastest growing action sports brands, has just released a six-minute mini-documentary on one of their star athletes, Aaron “Wheelz” Fotheringham.

Wheelz, 19, has obtained a cult following globally for his antics with the Nitro Circus Live Tour after successfully landing 40ft Backflips, Double Backflips and Front-flips in the past six months… in a wheelchair.

The Las Vegas teenager is one of the most inspirational athletes in the entire action-sports industry; he hasn’t let spina bifida dictate his lot in life and has taken his custom-built wheelchair to places they’ve never been before, including skateparks, BMX parks and of course, the Giganta-Ramp.

Unit sat down with Wheelz during a recent trip to the USA and found out what makes the laid-back, humble teenager tick. Visit youtube.com/unitridersaus to check it out.

Following on from the successful Nitro Circus Live New Zealand Tour Wheelz is back in Vegas and preparing for the Nitro Circus Australian Regional Tour, which kicks off on March 9 at Albury’s Lavington Sports Ground.

Courtesy: Unit Clothing unitriders.com
Producer: Allan Hardy
Music: ‘Hello World’ by Amely myspace.com/amely

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