orthopedic appliance

or·tho·pe·dic ap·pli·ance

(ōrthŏ-pēdik ă-plīăns)
Device used to influence growth and/or position of bones.
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Every orthopedic appliance has minor to moderate side effects, and these effects exaggerate beyond the peak of growth or puberty.
The first is that veterans can now receive more than one clothing allowance if multiple types of garments are affected for each prosthetic or orthopedic appliance, wheelchair or skin medication used by the veteran.
6 May 2015 - Canadian orthopedic device designer Ergoresearch Ltd (TSX Venture: ERG) has closed the acquisition of 49% of the issued and outstanding shares of Canadian orthopedic appliance and footwear maker Orthoconcept inc.
In addition, the presurgical orthopedic appliance, a treatment option used to correct orofacial clefts, is presented and illustrated.
Scottish Rite Hospital for Children; Tuscaloosa Orthopedic Appliance Co.
2 In orthodontics the use of a dentofacial orthopedic appliance is a main treatment modality in the correction of mandibular deficiency.
Veterans, who because of a service-connected disability, wear or use a prosthetic or orthopedic appliance that tends to wear out or tear clothing, are eligible for payment of an annual clothing allowance.
Stein was chief executive officer and president of Mel Stein Medical, a durable medical equipment and orthopedic appliance in South Florida which he sold it to Humana in 1985.
Contract notice: Large and small orthopedic appliances, Orthoses, Splints and restraints, Standard immobilization devices and orthotic materials
This includes Braille writing equipment, optical sensors, geometrical aids, orthopedic appliances, talking books and artificial electronic implants ( cochlear).
It is worth to mention here that the PWA outreach project was aimed to assist the physically challenged individuals with provision of prosthetic, orthotic and orthopedic appliances to overcome their disabilities.
Mentis' digital vertical alignment fixture is currently being beta-tested at Friddle's Orthopedic Appliances, a South Carolina facility that transfers alignments for Walter Reed Medical Center, which will likely obtain its own digital vertical alignment this fall.