Currently, no NU-FlexSIV Socket Courses are scheduled at NUPOC.
If you want to attend a future NU-FlexSIV Socket Course or if your P&O practice would like to host a NU-FlexSIV Socket Course taught by the developers, please contact us with your expression of interest. Email with "NU-FlexSIV" in the subject line to:
See these freely accessible webinars by NU-FlexSIV Socket developers.
Fatone S (2020) Introduction to the Northwestern University Sub-Ischial Socket Technique (NUFlexSIV and NUFlexSIS). Australian Orthotic and Prosthetic Association, April 30, Online Webinar. https://www.anymeeting.com/857-053-093/EA50D78483463D
Caldwell R and Fatone S (2017) Introduction to the Northwestern University Flexible Sub-Ischial Vacuum (NU-FlexSIV) Socket. This online webinar was hosted by the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists.
Visit Development of Subischial Prosthetic Sockets with Vacuum-Assisted Suspension for Highly Active Persons with Transfemoral Amputations to access publications about the NU-FlexSIV Socket.
Sub-Ischial Socket Work Form
Download a PDF of the Sub-Ischial Socket Work Form
Photo courtesy of Mike Angelico, AOPS
Fatone and Caldwell Present NU-FlexSIV Socket Courses Worldwide
- Proteor, Bordeaux, France, Aug 29-30, 2019.
- Independence Prosthetics & Orthotics, Newark, DE, Jun 13-14, 2019.
- Scheck and Siress, Chicago, IL, Nov 2-3, 2018.
- Heckert and van Lierop, Enschede, The Netherlands, Sep 19-20, 2018.
- Mary Freebed Hospital hosted a course in Grand Rapids, MI, Jun 1-2, 2018.
- Pace Rehabilitation hosted a course in Bredbury, UK, Feb 6-7, 2018.
- ISPO Norge hosted a course held at Sophies Minde Ortopedi in Oslo, Norway, Oct 11-12, 2017. See reports about this course at NU-FlexSIV Socket Course Sponsored by ISPO Norway and ISPO Norway
- OIM Orthopedie, the Netherlands, Oct 5-6, 2017. See coverage about this course presented at OIM Orthopedie.
- Kobe College of Medical Welfare, Sanda, Japan, Aug 25-27, 2017; Mar 9-11, 2018; Jan 18-20, 2019; May 23-26, 2019.
- Ortoped ULC hosted a course held at L’Institut de Réadaptation Gingras-Lindsay-de-Montréal, in Quebec, Canada, May 26-27, 2017.
- Össur Academy, Orlando, FL, Nov 18-19, 2016; Jun 22-23, 2018; Nov 9-10, 2018; Feb 8-9, 2019; July 19-20, 2019; Nov 15-16, 2019.
- Ortos, Brøndby, Denmark, Oct 12-13, 2016. See coverage about this course: Ortos First to Train Prosthetists to Use NU-FlexSIV Socket; and New Socket Technology for Transfemoral Amputees-Evidence Is Worth It, on website belonging to Ortos, Denmark.
- medi gmbh, Bayreuth, Germany, Apr 29-30, 2016.
- NUPOC, Chicago, IL, Jul 31-Aug 1, 2015; Aug 21-22, 2015; Sep 11-12, 2015; Jun 8-9, 2016; Jul 22-23, 2016.
NU-FlexSIV Socket can provide superior range of motion