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Glossary of Terms

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

Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO)

A Certified Prosthetist/Orthotist (CPO) is specifically educated and trained to manage comprehensive orthotic and prosthetic patient care, including: patient assessment, development and implementation of treatment plan, follow-up and practice management. Certification is awarded through The American Board for Certification (ABC) in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics. 

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