What type of cosmeisis for Bock knee?
sds at globalserve.net
Thu Jul 26 22:13:39 PDT 2001
That helps explain a lot - I'll pass this along.
At 01:04 AM 7/27/01 -0400, you wrote:
>Foam covers require a tremendous amount of time to carve and shape. First
>you must carve out the inside hole to fit the socket and knee attachment.
>Then the interior should be coated with two coats of contact cement and when
>totally dry de-tacked with talcum powder. This prolongs the life of the foam
>internally. Then you must shape the exterior of the cover. This is done
>freehand, requiring an experienced hand to achieve an aesthetically pleasing
>cover. It is very tedious and messy. If you have a suction socket you have
>to then provide a cosmetic way of accessing the valve. The foam cover blank
>and stocking covers from Bock are expensive. Because of this, $600 is not
>unreasonable. The DAW system cover requires much less labor but it is fairly
>ugly and hard to get to meet measurements. Cost wise it should be less
>James Stewart wrote:
> > At 11:49 PM 7/26/01 -0400, Morris wrote:
> > >Mr. Wallick
> > >I am a prosthetist in Florida and am familiar with the foam covers.
> > Morris, do you mind my stepping in and asking about general cost of these
> > covers? A buddy of mine here was quoted some $600. CDN. I thought this
> > was incredibly high. Is this possible?
> > JS
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