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Glossary of Terms

Learn about the mostly commonly used terms in prosthetics and orthotics industry.


Adduction is when you move a limb/body part towards the center of the body. It is the opposite of abduction, which refers to the movement of one’s limb or body part away from the center of the body. 

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