Case Study 15

Shoulder prosthesis

Situation: Patient suffered the loss of significant muscle in the shoulder as a result of the removal of a tumor and a later traffic accident.

Solution: An external gel filled prosthesis was created to fit the patient’s shoulder and offer additional protection to the shoulder joint.

Front view

Before application of prosthetic
Back view

Before application of prosthetic


Sculptinng.


Mould preparation.


Completed mould.


Finished gel filled prosthetic prior to fitting.


Finished gel filled prosthetic prior to fitting.


Fitted prosthetic (to be worn under t-shirt).

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