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orthosis

[ȯr′thōs·əs]
(medicine)
A device applied to a human limb to control or enhance movement or to prevent bone movement or deformity, for example, a splint or an arch support.
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24 October 2016 - UK-based orthopedic braces maker Orthotic Composites has been purchased by France-based health care business The Thuasne Group, the company said.
The improved, advanced gel orthotic design makes Tri-Balance Gel Advanced Orthotic Insoles the best in comfort and support for any active lifestyle.
Through a growing family of brands, including Arizona AFO, Australian Orthotic Group, Langer Biomechanics, PedAlign, The Orthotic Group and SafeStep, OHI will continue to innovate and create global scale in an effort to provide a complete solution of therapies and medical technologies for their partnering customer base of healthcare providers.
The aim of this article is to (1) report the development of a prefabricated foot orthosis that sought to address shortcomings of existing prefabricated orthotic devices and (2) characterize the material properties of the new orthosis and the effect on foot pronation.
Then we were shown how to work our way through an orthotic prescription form ready for processing.
Founded in 1957, Medicus is considered to be the leading private sector employer of orthotist and prosthetist graduates in Quebec and specializes in orthotic and prosthetic devices and rehabilitation products.
The Handicap International implemented program also operates a prosthetic and orthotic center at the Batticaloa Teaching Hospital, and plans are underway to set up a permanent center at the Killinochchi Hospital.
He said: "It depends on the way that hospitals are funding or getting their orthotic spending.
We provide an orthotic consultant and we provide them with bespoke products.
Snell Prosthetic & Orthotic Laboratory of Little Rock has spent more than a century trying to make people whole.
Let's be clear from the outset: Backjoy Core: The Back Orthotic is not just a simple cushion, and it doesn't work like one.
cover normal and pathological gait, lower-limb biomechanics, clinical applications, and prosthetic and orthotic designs and components.