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Quality Care Prosthetics & Orthotics offers a variety of products and services that are reliable and effective. We custom fit and fabricate all our prosthetics. In addition, we personally handle any needed adjustments/repairs, allowing us to consistently guarantee the highest quality product and services. Please keep in mind that our company offer several other products that are not listed here. If you should have any questions on the products/services we provide, just contact us. We are able to accommodate various requests.
What is orthotics?
Orthotics is the science and practice of evaluating, measuring, designing, fabricating, assembling, fitting, adjusting or servicing an orthosis. Orthotists work with a prescription from a licensed physician, chiropractor or podiatrist to correct or alleviate neuromuscular or musculoskeletal dysfunction, disease, injury or deformity. The field began to expand in the late 1950s after World War II and an outbreak of polio increased the need for orthoses.
What is an orthotist?
An orthotist is a healthcare professional that specializes in the provision of orthoses. Here in the United States, orthotists work by prescription from a licensed healthcare provider who has consult and directive authority- often physicians, sometimes physician assistants or nurse practitioners. Physical therapists, however, are not legally authorized to prescribe orthoses in spite of their professional doctorate. Orthotists are specifically educated and trained to manage comprehensive orthotic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.
Orthoses (Braces and Supports) are either custom-fit or custom-made to meet individual needs. Our certified staff is experienced in treating patients with hundreds of different diagnosis. From orthopedic trauma, disease processes, neuromuscular disorders, developmental disorders, post-polio, sports injury, post-op, and many more. We work with Pediatric to Geriatric and everyone in-between.
Quality Care Prosthetics & Orthotics fits a full range of orthopedic bracing devices including spinal, lower and upper extremity orthotic devices including but limited to:
What is prosthetics?
Prosthetics is the science and practice of evaluating, designing, fabricating, fitting and delivering a prosthesis or artificial limb. The profession is unique as it combines art with science, and rewarding because of the personal satisfication in improving the quality of life for amputees. The field began to expand in the late 1950s after World War II and the need for prosthetic devices increased.
What is a prosthetist?
A prosthetist is a person who measures, designs, fabricates, fits, or services a prosthesis as prescribed by a license phsycian, and how assists in the formulation of the prosthesis prescription for the replacement of external parts of the human body lost due to amputation or congenital deformities or absences. Prosthetists have been c ertified to fit prostheses to residual limbs of the upper and lower extremities. They are specifically educated and trained to manage comprehensive prosthetic patient care. This includes patient assessment, formation of a treatment plan, implementation of the treatment plan, follow-up and practice management.
Prostheses (artificial limbs) are custom-made high-tech devices used to replace an absent or deficient body part. These devices are designed to enhance the lives of the individuals who wear them. We strive to approach each individual skillfully and compassionately and to help our patients achieve their physical goals. We offer a variety of services ranging from geriatric, pediatric, to sports and computer controlled micro-processor prosthetics.