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Artificial
Limbs

Breast Prosthesis, Leg Prosthesis, Arm Prosthesis, etc.

Surgical
Supports

Wrist Braces, Spinal Braces, Knee Braces, etc.

Hospital
Equipment

Wheelchairs, Crutches, Callipers, etc.

Welcome to
CH Van Der Westhuizen

CH Van Der Westhuizen started the practice in 2006, and is based next the the Moot Hospital in Pretoria.

We provide these critical services as far a field as Limpopo Province and are always prepared to “go the extra mile” to help our patients.

Products we mainly focus on
Artificial Limbs
Surgical Supports
Hospital Equipment

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Our Products

Prosthetics

  • Arm Prosthesis
  • Leg Prosthesis
  • Breast Prosthesis
  • We are certified to produce both Myo Electric Arms and C-leg Prosthetics

Breast Prosthesis

We are a Amoena Fitting Center; and offer the following breast prosthesis:

  • Lingerie
  • Swimwear
  • Breast Form
  • Scarfs
  • Serongs

Every woman reacts differently to a diagnosis of breast cancer – there’s simply no universal remedy for coping with the disease. However, based on our many years of working with women who have had breast surgery, we hope we can offer you some help in choosing a breast form that will make your life that little bit easier.

Amoena Contact – feels like a part of you
Adheres directly to the skin so that there is no slipping or movement. Weight is distributed more evenly. Ideal for women with active lifestyles and/or back problems.

Amoena Energy – Innovative features for maximum comfort
A line of revolutionary breast forms that let the body breathe freely. Enjoy the breeze of Energy.

Amoena Natura – natural look and movement
Moves naturally when you’re walking and flattens when you lie down.

Amoena Individual – adapts for a close fit
Adapts individually to the contours of the body with every movement you make. Designed for women who have an uneven chest wall.

Amoena Essential – balanced and secure fit
Developed to meet the essential needs of women following breast surgery

Modular Socket System

Össur’s Modular Socket System offers all the necessary tools and components to produce a definitive socket.

  • Comes with a four-hole adapter suitable for all locking mechanisms and offers low build height for maximum compatibility.
  • Suitable for both standard lamination and direct lamination.

The resin handling is contained, making the fabrication process clean and effective, and the heat generated does not exceed 50°c. For detailed information on handling resin safely, please refer to the material safety data sheets provided below.

Standard lamination

Fiber and residual limb sizes measurements

The fiber size corresponds to the size of the residual limb

Residual limb circumference Fiber
18-38cm 5″
38-50cm 7″
Note: Residual limb circumference should be measured 4cm from distal end

More: Tools and application (video)

Modular Socket System – Standard Lamination Technique

Direct lamination

Icecast pressure assessment

Use Iceross Orginal for lamination – correct reduction for use with 3mm Iceross liners

Fleshy Muscular Bony
Compact 60 80 100
Anatomy: Contour Cell 50 60 70
Anatomy: Main Chamber 80 80 80

Fiber and liner sizes:

Liner

Fiber

15-38cm 5″
38-50cm 7″

More: Tools and application (video)

Modular Socket System – Direct Lamination – Part 1 / 2

Modular Socket System – Direct Lamination – Part 2 / 2

Safety precautions

Normal health and safety measures should be observed when handling the M200 resin.

For further information, please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheets.

Modular Socket System

Selection criteria

  • weight range of 36 to 160kg
  • all activity levels

Warranty 
Fabricated Modular Sockets have been tested according to ISO 10328 in static and cyclic testing.

  • Resin warranty time: 6 months
  • Silicone products: 6 months

Product numbers

M-500100 Modular Start-Up Kit (Glass Fibers)
The kit consists of: 4x resin cartridges, 4x fiber socks (3x 5” and 1x 7”), 30m silicone sheets, 10x silicone cups, 1x resin injection tool, 1x distal attachment tool.
M-500200 Modular Start-Up Kit (Carbon Fibers)
The kit consists of: 4x resin cartridges, 4x fiber socks (3x 5“ and 1x 7“), 30m silicone sheets, 10x silicone cups, 1x resin injection tool, 1x distal attachment tool.
M-100101 5″ Glass Fiber Braids w/ Distal Attachment
M-100201 7″ Glass Fiber Braids w/ Distal Attachment
M-100401 5″ Carbon Fiber Braids w/ Distal Attachment
M-100501 7″ Carbon Fiber Braids w/ Distal Attachment
M-200101 Resin Cartridge
M-400101 Silicone Insulation Sheets (30m)
M-400102 Silicone Insulation Caps (10pc)
M-400201 Resin Injection Tool
Distal Attachment Tool M-400202 Distal Attachment Tool
Note: Fiber Braids and Resin Cartridges are also available in 10, 50 and 100pc packages.

Orthopedic

  • Spinal Braces
  • Surgical Supports
  • Wrist Braces
  • Knee Braces
  • Ankle Braces
  • Arm Immobilisers
  • Dropfoot Splints
  • Inner Soles

Other Products

  • Compression Stockings
  • Hospital Equipment
  • Callipers
  • Wheelchairs
  • Crutches
  • Toilet Seat Raisers
  • Supplier of Oxygen
  • We also rent out wheelchairs

Paediatric Support

  • Paediatric support for children is offered
  • We are suppliers of Ponseti AFO's as well as CP seating

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Contact Us

766 Swemmer Street, Rietfontein
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
012 331 7869