American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The science that deals with the use of specialized mechanical devices to support or supplement weakened or abnormal joints or limbs.
- From New Latin orthōsis, orthōt-, artificial support, brace, from Greek, a straightening, from orthoun, to straighten, from orthos, straight. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“So sensible lace-up shoes with orthotics is my lot!”
“If you suffer from any of these problems, therapeutic shoe inserts called orthotics may be just the thing to put the spring back in your step.”
“A new review shows that ankle and foot splints can help stroke patients regain the ability to walk and keep their balance, although splints - also called orthotics - offer less improvement for other activities, like climbing stairs.”
“Repositioning the leg's alignment with custom-measured shoe inserts, called orthotics, sometimes helps.”
“Supplemental health covers: dental, prescription, physiotherapy (called physical therapy in the US), chiropractic, massage, podiatry, travel vaccinations, medical equipment (such as orthotics), even acupuncture.”
“These providers offer services in over 30 categories, including laboratories, dialysis centers, free-standing diagnostic imaging centers, non-hospital surgery centers, as well as durable medical equipment such as orthotics and prosthetics, and others.”
“If you need to buy orthotics, a purse, socks, sunglasses, or even shoe laces, this would be the time to purchase.”
“Proper orthotics provide cushioning and support and reduce a huge amount of strain from your whole body – not just your feet.”
“His business is prosthetics and orthotics - the evaluation, fabrication and custom-fitting of artificial limbs and orthotic braces.”
“How They Plan To Spend The Rest: Long-term recovery, including continued cholera prevention and treatment, prosthetics and orthotics assistance, hurricane preparedness and medical aid distribution.”
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