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Optimus Prosthetics employees Laura Klagstad and Russ Troutman work on a prosthetic liner. Photo provided by Optimus Prosthetics


It’s a problem most of us can relate to — clothing material that scratches our skin or causes uncomfortable chafing. That kind of problem is easily solved by changing clothes. But for an amputee wearing what amounts to a sock over their residual limb, such a dilemma can be painful and demoralizing.

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Cedarville, Cedarville University, engineering, prosthetic liners



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