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Glossary of Terms

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


An orthosis is an external, wearable device that assists with the correction of limb and/or spine disorders. Each device is designed to address the patient’s specific clinical presentation after careful evaluation, with the goal of restoring maximum stability and mobility.

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