Orthotics

The field of Orthotics is the profession of providing or managing the provision of a custom-designed, fabrica device to a patient based on clinical assessment and a physician’s prescription for the purpose of restoring th cosmesis of the patient by an allied health professional who is specifically trained and educated.

ORTHOSIS is the appliance. Also termed as splint, caliper, brace as well.

ORTHOTIST is the qualified person who deals with orthotics

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