6 episodes

The Socket is a podcast about improving the quality of life of amputees featuring conversations with the global amputee community. In every episode, you’ll find a mix of inspirational individuals & practitioners discussing stories, insight, health and wellness, improved outcomes, latest innovations, and market changes.

Hosted by Van Tucker, Founder + CTO of Solati Health

The Socket Solati Health

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The Socket is a podcast about improving the quality of life of amputees featuring conversations with the global amputee community. In every episode, you’ll find a mix of inspirational individuals & practitioners discussing stories, insight, health and wellness, improved outcomes, latest innovations, and market changes.

Hosted by Van Tucker, Founder + CTO of Solati Health

    I Don't Wanna Live as an Untold Story - Ashley Young - AKA @orlandocyborgashley,

    I Don't Wanna Live as an Untold Story - Ashley Young - AKA @orlandocyborgashley,

    Today, we have the incredibly driven Ashley Young, AKA @orlandocyborgashle, an American Cyborg in London.



    Ashley has one speed and that is go! Today, she is a Lucky Fin Project and Össur Ambassador, Model, Actress, Wife, and Mother.



    In this episode, we learn Ashley's journey from a competitive horse rider, professional dancer, professional scuba diver, and entering the world of modeling.



    https://www.instagram.com/orlandocyborgashley/

    https://www.tiktok.com/@orlandocyborgashley

    https://twitter.com/orlandocyborgas



    #amputeelife #amputeestrong #podcast #ZebedeeManagement #model #actress #LuckyFinProject Ambassador #ÖssurFamily

    • 35 min
    The Active Amputee - Building a Resource from Amputees for Amputees with Bjoern Eser

    The Active Amputee - Building a Resource from Amputees for Amputees with Bjoern Eser

    Today, we have Bjoern Eser, the creator of The Active Amputee.



    The Active Amputee as a resource page from amputees for amputees. It aims to inform, it aims to inspire and it aims to engage. Nothing more and nothing less. It‘s as simple as that.



    In this episode, we learn Bjoern's personal story with the creation of The Active Amputee to his experiences with an active lifestyle.



    https://www.theactiveamputee.org/

    https://www.instagram.com/theactiveamputee/



    #amputeelife #amputeestrong #podcast #theactiveamputee #active

    • 28 min
    Becoming An Endurance Athlete with Patrick Pressgrove

    Becoming An Endurance Athlete with Patrick Pressgrove

    Today, we have Patrick Pressgrove from Houston, Texas.

    Patrick is the COO of TEAM CATAPULT, a non-profit aiming to CATAPULT physically challenged athletes over adversity and into endurance sports., Mind Over Matter Athlete, Hanger Clinic’s Elite Athlete Team in 2018, and is a Hanger Clinic Ambassador.

    Patrick has completed hand fulls of half marathons and full marathons, including the 2019 Boston Marathon where he qualified for the following year. He’s completed the nearly 200-mile, overnight Texas Independence Relay with Catapult three times.

    In this episode, we dive deep with Patrick to learn his personal story from his amputation to entering the world of endurance sports.



    https://www.instagram.com/phtptxclsv/

    https://www.instagram.com/team_catapult/

    https://www.teamcatapult.org/



    #amputeelife #amputeestrong #amputeeathlete #athlete #eunduranceathlete #teamcatapult #hangerclinic

    • 40 min
    Yoga for Amputees by Marsha Therese Danzig, M.Ed

    Yoga for Amputees by Marsha Therese Danzig, M.Ed

    The mission of  Yoga for Amputees®  by Marsha T Danzig is to provide health, wellness, freedom of movement, psychological healing, spiritual renewal, and a deep sense of wholeness to people who have experienced limb loss.


    Author of Yoga for Amputees
    Yoga Training
    Speaking
    Online Yoga Classes



    Connect with Yoga for Amputees

    https://www.instagram.com/yogaforamputees/

    https://www.yogaforamputees.com/

    • 28 min
    Crossfit + OCR + Goals with Bo AKA oneleggedwarrior - Amputee Athlete And Veteran

    Crossfit + OCR + Goals with Bo AKA oneleggedwarrior - Amputee Athlete And Veteran

    Crossfit + OCR + Goals with Bo AKA @oneleggedwarrior  - Amputee Athlete And Veteran

    •Ragnarok Races founder
    •OCR/Crossfit and crazy stuff
    •OCR Speaker/Coach
    •Nocco Danmark Brand Ambassador
    •Ottobock/Rehband Ambassador



    https://www.oneleggedwarrior.com

    https://www.instagram.com/oneleggedwarrior/

    • 29 min
    Brent Wright - On Additive Manufacturing, Processes, 3D Printing, and Implementing in the Developing World

    Brent Wright - On Additive Manufacturing, Processes, 3D Printing, and Implementing in the Developing World

    Brent Wright is a Certified Prosthetist and Orthotist at EastPoint Prosthetics & Orthotics and started LifeNabled which is a charity that provides prostheses and training for the developing world. Brent has an ongoing passion and is progressing Additive Manufacturing adoption to prosthetist.



    Brent's Additive Manufacturing  Technologies:

    Printers:

    SLS, MultiJet Fusion (MJF), Blackbelt Printer.



    Software:

    Geomagic Freeform Plus, Autodesk Meshmixer, and Autodesk Fusion 360 are my go to for modification of most prosthetic devices and I consistently use multiple slicers including Simplify3D, Cura, Ideamaker, and KISSlicer.


    Scanning:

    Digiscan 3D is my favorite App that allows you to use the Structure Sensor and iPad for shape capture. This app provides revenue for LifeNabled.

    https://lifenabled.org/digiscan-3d/



    Connect with Brent on Linkedin:

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/brent-wright-a2590a12/

    • 51 min

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