Prosthetics Maker WillowWood Acquires Socket Manufacturer Xtremity

The partnership could transform industry productivity.


Based in Mount Sterling, Ohio, WillowWood Global is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of prosthetic products. The company today announced the acquisition of Xtremity, a Denver-based company with a patented socket "preform" that uses a proprietary carbon-reinforced polymer. With the transaction, WillowWood will boost its custom solutions portfolio that includes central fabrication, design liners and now fully adjustable prosthetic sockets.

Xtremity was formed in 2017. The company's innovative polymer replicates the strength and durability of a carbon fiber laminated socket, but with the added benefits of much quicker fabrication, ongoing clinician adjustability and improved comfort to enhance patient outcomes.

According to Daniel Rubin, WillowWood COO, Xtremity's spot-heat adjustments quickly resolve fitting issues and secure patient comfort, making it "a game-changer in socket technology."

WillowWood CEO Mahesh Mansukhani says orthotics and prosthetics providers can now heat, thermoform, trim and assemble the XtremityTT® socket in about one hour, which could transform industry productivity.

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