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GlideWear Prosthetic Patches (2 Pack)
GlideWear Prosthetic Patches (2 Pack)

GlideWear Prosthetic Patches (2 Pack)

Item Number: GW-PRO-BLK
Regular Price: $48.99
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  • Description
Tamarack’s prosthetic liner patches use GlideWear® Technology to provide protection to the skin in areas at risk from high shear forces. An amputee's residual limb can experience a lot of pulling under a prosthetic liner, sock, and socket. These patches enhance a good socket fit by providing strategic friction reduction to reduce the shear stress that causes irritation, discomfort and skin breakdown on any of the usual trouble areas an amputee may experience. They stay in place on their own under the silicone, urethane or gel liner, and will not wear out during the day. Very durable and easy to wash and reuse, the three different sizes of the Prosthetic Liner Patches are a perfect solution to allow you to wear your prosthesis all day long!

GlideWear’s patented low-friction fabric technology has been used for years in various product formats to provide protection between skin and clothing, footwear, orthotic and prosthetic devices, wheelchair seating, and mattress covers.

  • Sold in packages of 2 patches
  • Small Oval Patch = 2.5" x 4.75"
  • Large Oval patch = 4.5" x 7.5"
  • Circular Patches - 4.5"

  • Not indicated for use directly against open wounds. Place the patch over the wound dressing, if wound is present. *GlideWear is a Registered trademark of MIPS. Manufactured by Tamarack HTI, MN, USA.

    1 Question & 1 Answer
    from Casper, WY asked:
    May 14, 2014
    I wear a "Winter's Gel" liner from Alps. (The same liner that Winter the Dolphin uses) The company states that you cannot use any petroleum products on the inside of the liner because the gel will literally disintegrate. Will I be able to use this product?
    Larry, I we emailed the manufacturer of GlideWear and this was his answer to your question: I'm aware that petroleum products are contraindicated for gel liners. Yes, he can absolutely use the GlideWear Patch. In fact, the prosthetist who developed Winters Gel is a big advocate for GlideWear.
    Submitted by: May 15, 2014