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ALPS Prosthetic Ointment is a vitamin A and D ointment used by amputees who are experiencing a rash or an abrasion. Alps recommends using their prosthetic ointment at night when you have removed your prosthesis as a moisturizer to treat or prevent dry, rough, and scaly skin. Alps Prosthetic Ointment works by forming an oily layer on the surface of your skin to trap moisture.
Alps Prosthetic Ointment reduces shear and friction between your prosthetic liner and skin. This prosthetic ointment formulated with A & D will help reduce inflamed itchy and flaking skin.
Alps Prosthetic Ointment is ideal for skin that lives in a chronically moist environment, your prosthetic socket. After walking all day in a prosthetic leg that is soaked from sweat, alps ointment works wonders in relieving dry and chafed skin.
Recommended for use with silicone and urethane prosthetic liner materials. Alps Prosthetic Ointment is not recommended for gel liners (thermoplastic), as this ointment may deteriorate gel over time.
Many prosthetic users have been know to place small amounts of Alps Prosthetic Ointment under their prosthetic liner, specifically along the top edge to prevent skin pulling. This prosthetic ointment also works along any boney area, for example your knee cap, sitting bone or front bone. The general treatment for chafing is to treat the area by washing with a prosthetic cleanser and cool to luke warm water. Then apply Alps Prosthetic Ointment and cover with a bandaid or Spenco 2nd Skin. Alps ointment helps relieves pain and itch, promotes healing, and keeps the area lubricated so you can continue walking without discomfort.
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Vitamins A and D in a base of light mineral oil, white petrolatum, and yellow patrolatum.
Store your tube of Alps Prosthetic Ointment in a cool dry place. This product expires 12 months after opening. Alps Prosthetic Ointment contains petrolatum and is not compatible with gel-type prosthetic locking liners and sleeves.
For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of eye contact, flush with water. Do not apply over open wounds or infected areas. Alps Prosthetic Ointment is not safe for use with any amputee supplies made with gel, however safe for use with silicone.
If you're not completely satisfied with your Amputee Store purchase, you can return your eligible items within 90 days of the original ship date. Items in new condition (unopened/unworn/unwashed) can be returned for a full product refund less original shipping costs. Please read our complete return policy for further instructions.
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Product Packaging: Tube