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How does it all begin?

Orthotic management is initiated by a referral from your doctor or specialist for an orthotic consultation. The provision of a custom made orthosis begins with a thorough assessment, measurement or casting and X-ray examination if necessary. The Certified Orthotist then designs the orthosis based on the individual, functional, lifestyle and medical needs of the client. The practitioner works with skilled technicians in the fabrication of the orthosis. Fitting may require a return visit to the facility. A long term relationship exists between the client and Orthotist.

Click on a body segment below to learn about  braces available

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Please remember that most orthoses are custom made for each individual. The devices on the following pages may look different then one prescribed for you. These items are to serve as examples of orthoses available.



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Last modified: December 21, 2005