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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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