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orthotic

 [or-thot´ik]
serving to protect or to restore or improve function; pertaining to the use or application of an orthosis.

orthotic

(ôr-thŏt′ĭk)
n.
An orthopedic appliance designed to straighten or support a body part.
adj.
Of or relating to orthotics.

or·thot·ic

(ōr-thot'ik)
1. Pertaining to orthotics.
2. An orthotic appliance.

Orthotic

A device or brace to control, correct, or compensate for a bone deformity.
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or·thot·ic

(ōr-thot'ik)
1. Pertaining to orthotics.
2. An orthotic appliance.
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To produce test pieces of the chosen material suitable for the testing protocols/equipment, we made 150 (length) x 30 (width) x 5 mm (depth) plaques of the orthotic material through injection molding according to the experimental conditions provided by the material supplier.
Manchester, NH, May 18, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Next Step Orthotics & Prosthetics in Manchester, NH, has received Accreditation from the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics and Pedorthics, Inc.
He claimed that PIPOS has been providing multiple services to patients free of cost and it also gives orthotic devices to polio affected patients across the country which gives support to weak muscles.
He said in the western world there are robot arm using for the paralyzed patients but with the Intelligent Orthotic Device for Paralyzed (IODP) device for paralyzed patients can walk as well.
Located next to the orthopedic clinic, it will also make use of the latest technology and conventional techniques, providing both prosthetic and orthotic patients plenty of treatment options.
Despite advances in over-the-counter inserts, some people with foot pain still require a custom orthotic. For instance, if you have diabetes and poor circulation to your feet, it's best to see a foot specialist for a custom orthotic so you don't risk using an ill-fitted device that could lead to dangerous skin irritation.
Thuasne will operate Orthotic Composites as a wholly-owned manufacturing unit in Great Britain, and will co-market the products through Thuasne's existing UK distribution subsidiary.
M2 EQUITYBITES-October 24, 2016-France's Thuasne Buys UK Orthopedic Bracing Manufacturer Orthotic Composites
The company is also touting the newly improved Tri-Balance Gel Advanced Orthotic Insoles, which it says are "designed with the first-ever cohesion technology to provide a three-zone comfort approach to relieve foot discomfort in the heel, arch and ball of foot ...
In addition to material stiffness [4], these features will alter loads between the plantar aspect of the foot and the orthotic surface [5-7].
Orthotic devices can play a key role in treating the biomechanical imbalance and long term use of heel cushions and in my experience can be effective in reducing pain.