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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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Stage 3: Evaluation of Orthotic Materials and Effect on Foot Pronation
Next Step Orthotics & Prosthetics is a privately held, practitioner-owned and operated company that provides custom orthotic and prosthetic services to clients of all ages from around the world.
He also is on the board on the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association and was a past chairman of the board.
Nhs arden & greater east midlands commissioning support unit (nhs agem csu) on behalf of nhs derby and derbyshire clinical commissioning group (formally known as nhs erewash, nhs hardwick, nhs north derbyshire and nhs southern derbyshire ccg) recently advertised an expressions of interest (eoi) from suitably qualified providers capable of delivering orthotic services to the patients registered with member gp practices of nhs derbyshire ccgs for which they are the responsible commissioner.
[USPRwire, Mon Jun 10 2019] This report studies the current as well as future prospects of the global Foot Orthotic Insoles Market .
[ClickPress, Mon Jun 10 2019] This report studies the current as well as future prospects of the global Foot Orthotic Insoles Market .
Schofield and Schwartz explain orthotic design and fabrication of the upper extremity to occupational and physical therapy students, entry-level practitioners, and experienced practitioners interested in improving their orthotic design and fabrication skills.
The Pakistan Prosthetic Institute of Orthotic Sciences (PIPOS) is an autonomous body of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department which has been established in 1987 aimed at providing prosthetic and orthotic limbs to patients being suffered in war on terror, landmines, firearm injuries, roadside accidents, polio affected patients, injection neuritis, beside Golan Bari disease which affects human body, and others.
The Intelligent Orthotic Device for Paralyzed Patients was an idea masterminded by Chairman Mehboob Medical Institute (MMI) Dr.
Muscat: Sohar Aluminium (SA), in collaboration with Salalah Methanol Company (SMC) and Oman India Fertilizer Company (Omifco), announced the start of construction for Prosthetic and Orthotic Services Centre at Khoula Hospital.
"Plus, you're talking about $30 to $40 versus $300 and up for a custom orthotic. That's why it behooves us to try some of the over-the-counter inserts first.
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.