Orthotic Unit

Our Physiotherapist, using the knowledge of anatomy, physiology, patho physiology, biomechanics and bioengineering provides orthosis (an externally applied device ) to modify the structural and functional characteristics of the neuromuscular and skeletal system deformity and control instability.

The purposes of such devices are:

  • Limit and/or immobilize an extremity, joint or body segment for a particular reason
  • To restrict movement in a given anatomical direction
  • To assist ambulation improve gait
  • To reduce weight bearing forces for a particular purpose
  • To aid rehabilitation from fractures after the removal of a cast
  • To otherwise correct the shape and/or function of the body, to provide easier movement capability or reduce pain