orthotist


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orthotist

 [or´tho-tist]
a person skilled in orthotics and practicing its application in individual cases.

or·tho·tist

(ōr'thō-tist),
A maker and fitter of orthopaedic appliances.

or·tho·tist

(ōr-thot'ist)
A maker and fitter of orthopaedic appliances.

Orthotist

A health care professional who is skilled in making and fitting orthopedic appliances.
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Jane Dewsbury, Principle Orthotist, said: "We are delighted to be working in partnership with Keele University to lead Orthotics into a new era.
An orthotist (a specialist in using mechanical devices to support weakened or abnormal joints or limbs) makes and custom fits the ankle-foot orthosis for each person.
No information was provided on the information provided to this orthotist or their independence from the study.
The discussion now is whether to hire another orthotist.
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An orthotist works with a manufacturer to fabricate the brace with custom contouring layers and padding.
Infants in the helmet therapy group received a custom-made helmet that they wore 23 hours a day until they were a year old, with regular evaluation by an orthotist and modification of the helmet as necessary to allow skull growth.
Evans is a Melbourne based accomplished Osteopath, Orthotist and Prosthetist.
An essential part of the orthotist's job is to assess the patient's problem.
You may need to see an orthotist, who specializes in fitting custom braces.
Founded in 1957, Medicus is considered to be the leading private sector employer of orthotist and prosthetist graduates in Quebec and specializes in orthotic and prosthetic devices and rehabilitation products.