Orthotist / Pedorthotist / Prosthetist
Purpose: Addresses neuromuscular and structural skeletal problems in the human body with a treatment process that includes evaluation and transfer of forces using orthoses and protheses to achieve optimum functions, prevent further disability and provide improved appearance. The ORTHOTIS designs and fits devices, known as orthoses, to provide care to patients who have disabling conditions of the limbs and spine. The PROSTHETIST designs and fits devices, known as protheses, for patients who have partial or total absence of a limb.
Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited baccalaureate degree or certification program in Orthotics or Prosthetics. A valid driver’s license and driving record within the standards established by Medcuro Manufacturing.
Experience: At least two (2) years of experience in the design and fitting of orthoses or prostheses.