Orthotics & Prosthetics

Find out about orthotics and prosthetics at these sites.
American Academy of Orthotics & Prosthetics Online
This professional association’s web site features information about the organization and its activities.
International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics
Information about this association for practicing and prospective professionals.
Orthotics & Prosthetics Online
Of interest to professionals and consumers, this site has become increasingly devoted to advertising. Nonetheless, there are some informational nuggets, like the manuals for above-knee and below-knee amputees.
Prosthetics Research Laboratory and Rehabilitation Engineering
Based at Northwestern University, the Prosthetics Research Laboratory and the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Program “are dedicated to the improvement of prostheses and orthoses, to the improved fitting and manufacturing processes for prosthesis/orthosis systems, and to the improved basic understanding of human interactions with these systems.” Its web site includes an excellent newsletter and resource guide, movies and research documents for professionals, links, and more.
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