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  • Writer's pictureNeil Hopper

Drying prosthetic socks and sleeves...

Drying socks, sleeves and liners became a huge problem when I got my legs. The NHS only provided me with two pairs of gel socks and these had to be cleaned daily. It was remarkably difficult to get them dry until I found this beauty! For £50 from Amazon I got a boot drier. With a slight modification (ping pong ball to round off the slightly spiky top) it is perfect for drying gel socks in about 2 hours. I am talking bone dry! The heat setting (40C) seems fine and I have not noticed any damage. If you are at all concerned about the heat then it also blows cold air.

One of the best purchases that I have made since getting my legs!

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