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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

/or·thot·ics/ (-iks) the field of knowledge relating to orthoses and their use.

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

[ôrthot′iks]
Etymology: Gk, orthos, straight
the design and use of external appliances to support a paralyzed muscle, promote a specific motion, or correct a musculoskeletal deformity.

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

orthotics (ōr·thäˑ·tiks),

n an external appliance used to correct a deformity of the musculoskeletal system, such as to promote a particular movement or to brace a paralyzed muscle.

orthotics

the field of knowledge relating to orthoses and their use.
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It can be used to prescribe orthotic inner soles, and educate patients (Fig.
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.
Davies saw a number of specialists, who prescribed various cures including several different kinds of inner soles for him to wear inside his boots.
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.
I ripped the rubber out of a bulletproof vest and molded it into the sneakers' inner soles.
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.
Lightweight and easy on the feet, they have chunky cleated soles, cleverly-shaped inner soles which conform to the foot's contours and supportive padding on the tongues and around the ankles.
Remove the inner soles, then bolt the shoes to the bottom of the buckets using flathead stove bolts and large washers.