American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists
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A·mer·i·can A·cad·e·my of Or·thot·ists and Pros·the·tists(AAOP) (ă-mer'i-kăn ă-kad'ĕ-mē ōr-thot'ists pros'thĕ-tists)
An allied health organization; its members are trained practitioners of orthotic and prosthetic design and construction. The association seeks to sustain education and best practice through research and provision of established standards of care.
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