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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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The report also provides a detailed qualitative analysis of the factors responsible for driving and hindering the growth of the foot orthotic insoles market and future opportunities that can propel the market.
Total quantity or scope: The Authority is seeking a Bidder to provide an Adult Orthotic Service based primarily at a site within the Trust main campus.
Hornfisher had also served as Vice President for both Orthotics and Prosthetics Group of America and U.
The machine, one of just a handful in the UK, means prototypes of new orthotic devices - equipment such as knee braces that supports injured muscles and tendons to do what they are supposed to - can be made much more quickly.
He also is on the board on the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association and was a past chairman of the board.
Subjects: Lower-Limb Prostheses, Lower-Limb Orthoses, Gait Analyses: Normal, Pathological, and with Prosthesis, Functional Outcomes with Prosthetics and Orthotics.
The orthotic technician courses at Francis Tuttle also include upper and lower limb orthotics, spinal orthotics and clinical orthotics.
If a patient has metatarsal pain, for example, pads can be added to the orthotic to decrease pressure on the painful area.
relies on innovative use of thermoforming to produce orthotic devices.
where he directed sales, marketing and advertising efforts for a medical supply and orthotic brace facility in central New Jersey.
A post-injury return to running, then, might look something like this: A move toward greater stability and so into a stability shoe and away from the less stable cushioned shoe; followed by an over-the-counter orthotic if necessary; followed by a stability shoe with a custom orthotic if necessary; and only then a move to a motion control shoe.
has introduced a line of Soft Zone[TM] medium-recovery premolded Silicone Gel Orthotic footwear inserts and forefoot cushioning devices.