Know when to measure circumference vs length
Different measurements will need to be either circumference measurements--the measurement around something, or length measurements--the measurement between two points. Which is necessary will be indicated in the instructions provided.
How to measure your waist
Measure the circumference around your natural waist and your lower waist (two separate measurements). The natural waist is the smallest point of your waist and is usually an inch or two above your belly button. Your lower waist is the widest part of ...
What's the ideal length of prosthetic sock?
Choosing the correct length is a matter of preference. Some prosthetic components will require a shorter sock that ends just above your prosthetic trimelines. The general rule is 2-3 inches above the middle of your knee cap for sock length. ...
How do I measure my hips?
Measure the circumference around your hips at the widest point. This will usually be about 9 inches below your natural waist