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{"amputation-type":{"name":"Amputation Type","description":"Our range of prefabricated Alpha&reg; Liners are available for several amputation types to match most of your patients needs:\r\n<ul>\r\n \t<li>Transtibial<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Transfemoral<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Upper Extremity, transradial or transhumeral<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Paediatric, transtibial<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\nCustom Alpha DESIGN&reg; Liners are available for patients with less than optimally shaped limbs."},"distal":{"name":"Distal","description":"Please take the circumference 4cm above the distal end"},"fabric":{"name":"Fabric","description":"The fabric used on Alpha liners assist in the protection of the interface material and the comfort and functionality of a liner. There are four fabrics to choose from:\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Original: <\/strong>Allows for ease in donning a prosthetic socket due to its smooth texture.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Spirit: <\/strong>Donning and doffing made is made easy with the flexible unbroken loop fabric, making it an ideal choice for amputees with limited hand dexterity.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>MAX:<\/strong> Pistoning minimized due to one-way stretch fabric assisting in the maintenance of durability too.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Select: <\/strong>One-way stretch fabric regulates pistoning without a distal matrix and allows for easy bending and flexing of the knee."},"gel-profile":{"name":"Gel Profile","description":"The liner's inner material profile has an impact on the comfort and fit of a liner on a patient. There are six profiles available which are specialised to the numerous amputation types.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Uniform: <\/strong>There is even distribution of material throughout a liner. Available in transtibial, paediatric and upper extremity liners.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Contoured: H<\/strong>as a uniform profile as a base but includes extra 3mm gel pads on anterior distal walls. This option is also available in transtibial liners.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Tapered: <\/strong> Has a uniform profile as a base but includes an additional 3mm tibial gel pads. Available in transtibial liners.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Progressive: <\/strong>This profile has 9mm thickness distally, 6mm at the tibial crest and then narrows down to 2.5 mm behind the knee and proximally. Available in transtibial liners.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Symmetrical: <\/strong>Material has a 9mm distal thickness thinning out to a uniform 2.5 mm throughout the rest of the liner. Available in transfemoral liners.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>AK Profiles:<\/strong> Created solely for transfemoral use, the inner material is 9mm thick distally with 9mm lateral gel pads to protect the distal femur. Proximal thickness is 3mm."},"gel-type":{"name":"Gel Type","description":"The Alpha Liners come in three options of interface materials.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Classic Gel:<\/strong>\r\n<ul>\r\n \t<li>Offers ultimate comfort and protection from shear forces and impact.<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Alpha classic Gel is infused with mineral oil and vitamin E making it an extremely skin friendly solution.<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Adaptable to uneven socket pressure.<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Maintains adapted shape.<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n<strong>Alpha Hybrid Gel:<\/strong>\r\n<ul>\r\n \t<li>Resilient gel with Vitamin E and mineral oil.<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Features balanced flow and rebound of gel.<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Links the variance between Alpha Classic Gel and Silicone.<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>\r\n<strong>Alpha Silicone:<\/strong>\r\n<ul>\r\n \t<li>Proprietary, platinum-cured, medical grade silicone designed for user wellbeing and endurance.<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Unique blend of Vitamin E and skin conditioners for a non-tack and non-greasy surface.<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Protection of highly sensitive areas due to low flow properties.<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Original shape is maintained over time.<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>"},"liner-colour":{"name":"Liner Colour","description":"Alpha Liners are available in several fabric colours.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Classic Liners:<\/strong> Available in green\/grey, buff and medium brown with the exception of MAX fabric which is only offered in buff.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Classic Upper Extremity and AK Liners:<\/strong> Only available in buff.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Hybrid Liners:<\/strong> Available in light grey\/grey.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Hybrid AK Liners: <\/strong>Only available in dark grey.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Silicone Liners:<\/strong> Available in taupe."},"liner-size":{"name":"Liner Size","description":"You can choose the appropriate size that fits your patient. Size options do vary depending on the type of liner desired.\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Classic Liners:<\/strong> Small, Medium, Medium Plus, Large, Large Plus and Extra Large\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Classic Upper Extremity Liners:<\/strong> Small, Medium, and Medium Plus\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Classic Peadiatric Liners:<\/strong> Extra Small Plus, Extra Small\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Classic AK &amp; Alpha Hybrid AK Liners:<\/strong> Medium Plus, Large, Large Plus and Extra Large\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Hybrid Liners:<\/strong> Small, Medium, Medium Plus, Large, Large Plus and Extra Large\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\n<strong>Alpha Silicone Liners:<\/strong> Medium 1, Medium 2, Medium Plus 1, Medium Plus 2, Medium Plus 3, Large 1, and Large 2\r\n<br \/><br \/>\r\nIf you prefer, you can enter a patientâ\u0080\u0099s distal and proximal measurements for liner recommendations."},"liner-thickness":{"name":"Liner Thickness","description":"It is recommended to use the thickest liner that is comfortable for your patient.\r\n<ul>\r\n \t<li>The 6mm and 9mm offer the most cushioning for an amputee's residual limb.<\/li>\r\n \t<li>A 3 mm thickness is beneficial when at least 3mm of residual limb shrinkage is expected. This permits you to move a patient into thicker liners as their limb decreases in volume and avoids the need to make a new socket.<\/li>\r\n \t<li>Progressive and Uniform profiles allow for retrofitability between certain categories of transtibial liners.<\/li>\r\n<\/ul>"},"proximal":{"name":"Proximal","description":"Please take the Proximal Measurement 30cm from the distal end"},"suspension-type":{"name":"Suspension Type","description":"All Alpha Liners are available in cushion and locking styles, excluding Alpha Upper Extremity Liners. Several locking liners are available with a choice of standard umbrella or an accordion umbrella.\r\n\r\n<strong>Cushion:<\/strong> Use with either elevated vacuum systems or passive suction suspension.\r\n\r\n<strong>Locking: <\/strong>Use with clutch locks and shuttle locks. The size of an accordion umbrella differs with the liner size while a standard umbrella doesnâ\u0080\u0099t."}}
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