Glossary

Glossary

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
There are currently 5 glossary items in this directory beginning with the letter O.
Orthoses
the plural of orthosis

Orthotics
The profession of Orthopedic Appliances, braces

Orthotist
Practitioner of Orthotics, ABC certified preferred, A patient-care practitioner who evaluates, designs, fabricates and fits orthoses (braces) and other devices to straighten or support the body and/or the limbs.

Occupational therapy/OT
Evaluation and training to maximize independence and function in daily living, specializing in upper extremity

Orthosis/brace
An Orthopedic appliance or device used to prevent deformities,contractures, straighten, protect and/or support a body part. May also improve function, or aid recovery.