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orthotics

 [or-thot´iks]
the field of knowledge relating to orthoses and their use.

or·thot·ics

(ōr-thot'iks),
The science concerned with the making and fitting of orthopaedic appliances.
Synonym(s): orthetics

orthotics

(ôr-thŏt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The science that deals with the use of specialized mechanical devices to support or supplement weakened or abnormal joints or limbs.

or·thot′ist (ôr-thŏt′ĭst, ôr′thə-tĭst) n.

orthotics

Podiatry
A device that is placed on the insole of shoes to either make them more comfortable and provide added support, or to modify a person’s balance in the shoe.

orthotics

Arch supports, inner soles, inserts Podiatry A device placed on the insole of shoes to either make them more comfortable and provide added support, or to modify a person's balance in the shoe. Cf Orthoptics, see Vision therapy.

or·thot·ics

(ōr-thot'iks)
The science concerned with the making and fitting of orthopedic appliances.
Synonym(s): orthetics.

orthotics

The branch of medicine dealing with the use of supportive mechanical devices. See also ORTHOSIS.

Orthotics

Mechanical devices that assist function.
Mentioned in: Osteopathy
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* Position the inner sole and boot with wrong sides together, aligning the pin with the boot center back and abutting the satin stitching (I).
(Actis et al., 2005) The system is composed of a receiver, fixed around the waist, which is connected to the inner soles that sit in footwear.
The companies shared the European market from "at least" 1993 to 2002, announced the EU executive, and set prices for rubber used to manufacture adhesives, diving equipment, condoms, the inner soles of shoes and a wide range of industrial goods.
That left me with a monitor on which everybody looked like they'd spent five years eating nothing but inner soles and grass, and him with my gorgeous but dead one.
Between 1993 and 2002, the Commission found, these companies shared the market and fixed prices for chloroprene rubber, which is used for rubber components in a range of industrial products, as latex for the production of diving equipment, condoms and the inner soles of shoes, and as adhesive.
NEW YORK -- Long gone are the days when foot care devices essentially meant foam inner soles and nail clippers and scissors.
WALES star Simon Davies has finally solved the mystery injury problems which have ravaged his career -he's been wearing the wrong kind of inner soles!
The soft inner soles feature the Georgina Goodman trademark signature and each shoe is carefully packaged in a special box.
Doggedly digging and delving, scooping a shovelful of psyche, he has reached the inner soul of Frank, not to mention the inner soles of Frank's shoes.
"For those who paint the undersides of boats, makers of ornamental drains on roofs too high to be seen; for cobblers who labor over inner soles; for seamstresses who stitch the wrong sides of linings; for scholars whose research leads to no obvious discovery.
I ripped the rubber out of a bulletproof vest and molded it into the sneakers' inner soles. Damn, that prototype felt good.
It is sometimes used as 3-ply or 5-ply laminated wood, but in general it is used in solid wood furniture, such as mid-priced kitchen chairs, and dozens of other uses such as kitchen cabinets, frames, ladder rungs and the inner soles of athletic shoes.