The Orthotics and Prosthetics team provides devices that aid
rehabilitation or help to maintain or enhance a patient's quality
The team helps patients with a variety of conditions for varying
periods of time, from a single appointment to a lifetime of
Orthoses are devices used to ease pain, support
impaired body parts or are used to prevent
conditions getting worse, such as shoes, insoles and joint
Prostheses are used to replace parts of the
body that are missing because of illness, injury, amputation or
genetics, such as wigs and breast prostheses.
Both orthoses and prostheses can be standard products or can be
tailor made for individual patients.