We're thrilled to announce that Orthotic Prosthetic Center (OPC), a long-time leader in prosthetic care throughout Northern Virginia, has merged with MCOP. However, even though their name will be changing, OPC will still operate in the exact same manner it always has, providing the highest level of quality care to clients throughout Virginia.Learn More

Glossary of Terms

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


Donning is the process of putting on a prosthetic system and/or orthosis. Proper fit and stability are key elements to donning a prosthetic or orthotic device comfortably and eliminating blisters or sores that can be caused by an improper fit. 

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