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Orthotics

Orthotics is the design, fabrication and fitting of devices that provide external support for abnormal joints and/or muscle groups.  Musculoskeletal disorders, back problems, joint weakness, and joint instability can greatly decrease an individual's quality of life and mobility.

Our board certified orthotists are dedicated to helping the victims of these disorders by providing appropriate corrective, assistive and supportive devices.  We understand that each patient is unique, and so each orthosis is always based on the physician's prescription, as well as the patient's goals and lifestyle demands.  Whether the orthosis is used temporarily or indefinitely, we strive to provide you with the most functional, comfortable and aesthetic device.

Our practioners are ABC or BOC certified and well-versed in the wide range of lower limb, upper limb, spinal and cranial orthoses.  We are up-to-date with the latest technology and products to best serve our clients.

Achilles Prosthetics and Orthotics, Inc. also offers a wide spectrum of pediatric orthotic services.  Our practioners are trained and experienced in orthotic services such as pre-fabricated orthoses for infants with club foot or developmental hip dysplasia, and custom fabricated orthoses for musculoskeletal conditions, including cerebral palsy or scoliosis.  We are parents ourselves and understand that this can be a difficult time for you and your child.  We strive to be patient, gentle and understanding with both children and their parents. We want to work with you to help improve the quality of life of your child.

The following is a partial list of many of the orthotic products that we provide:

Cervical

     S.O.M.I.                                                Semi- Rigid Cervical Collar                                                  Custom-molded Cervical Collar

     Minerva                                                Soft Cervical Collar                                                              Halo

Spinal Orthoses

     Custom Molded and Custom Fit "Off The Shelf"                                                               Hyperextension Orthoses

     TLSO's (ToracoLumboSacral Orthosis) and LSO's (LumboSacral Orthosis)                         Soft TLSO's and LSO's

Scoliosis Orthoses

     Milwaukee Orthoses                             Charleston Bending Brace

     Boston TLSO                                         Providence Nocturnal Orthoses

Lower Limb

     Knee Ankle Foot Orthoses (KAFO) - All Materials, All Componentry, Stance Control                                          Walk-Aid and Bioness Functional Electrical Stimulation

     Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO) - Rigid, Semi-Rigid, Articulated, All Materials and Componentry                             Various Customa and OTS Hip Orthoses

     "Dynamic Response System Specialist" on staff for custom graphite AFO's www.phatbraces.com                      All makes of custom and OTS ACL and OA Knee Orthoses

     Cascade DAFO's, Blue Rocker Carbon Graphite AFO's

 

Upper Limb

     Custom and OTS Elbow Orthoses                                                           Wrist and Hand Braces

     Shoulder Brances                                                                                   Pediatric Benik Wrist/Hand Orthoses

     Clavicle Braces                                                                                       Airplane and Saro Orthoses

Cranial Orthoses

     Custom Cranial Remolding Helmets (click here)                                    OTS Protective Helmets

Pedorthics

     Custom-molded and OTD Diabetic Shoes and Insoles                           UCBL Supports

     Custom Arch Supports                                                                           Shoe Modifications

     Orthopedic Shoes

 

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