Prosthetics is the design, fabrication and fitting of custom-made artificial limbs and other assistive devices for patients who were born without a limb or have lost limbs as a result of traumatic injuries, vascular diseases, diabetes, cancer.
Orthotics is a scientific medical field dedicated to helping the victims of musculoskeletal disorders, joint weakness, back problems, and joint or muscle group dysfunction. These problems can be caused by congenital factors, traumatic injury, chronic conditions, sports injuries, or degenerative disease. Orthotics is the design, fabrication, and fitting of devices that provide the appropriate correction, assistance, and support. An Orthotist is a skilled professional trained to determine the best solution for you.
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