Clinical Specialties Orthotists/Prosthetists

Clinical Specialty Fact Sheets

AOPA has partnered with a range of experts to develop a series of Fact Sheets focusing on the field of orthotics and prosthetics.

The Fact Sheets clearly explain the vital work of orthotist/prosthetists in a way that is both easy to understand and easy to share amongst the community. 

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Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association - Plagiocephaly and Drachycephaly      Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association - Recreational Prostheses      Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association - Foot Orthoses      Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association - Functional Prostheses

 

Clinical Specialties in Orthotics and Prosthetics

AOPA has partnered with a range of experts to develop a series of Fact Sheets focussing on the field of orthotics and prosthetics. The Fact Sheets clearly explain the vital work of orthotist/prosthetists in a way that is both easy to understand and share amongst the community. We encourage you to share these with the community.

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Orthotist/Prosthetists - Supporting the Australian Community

Paediatric Orthotic Management

Orthoses play an important role in supporting development and therapeutic intervention across a range of pathologies in the paediatric and adolescent population – from hip orthoses to encourage hip development in newborn babies, to spinal orthoses to reduce abnormal spinal curves in adolescents with scoliosis or kyphosis. Find out more about orthotists here. 

 

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Sports and Recreational Prostheses

Prosthetists play an important role in supporting people with limb loss to participate in sports and a range of recreational activities. Across Australia, prosthetists are working with amputees to help them achieve their goals. Find out more about the role of prosthetists here.

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