The Orthotics and Prosthetics Clinic at the G.F. Strong offer comprehensive orthotic and prosthetic services. Our experts assess each patient?s individual needs and provide orthoses and prostheses to meet those needs. An orthosis (plural: orthoses) is an orthopedic brace while a prosthesis, (plural: prostheses) is an artificial limb. We take a multidisciplinary approach to your care. We will work together with you to formulate and implement the best treatment plan according to your goals, activity level and lifestyle. Depending on the patient?s requirements, the team may include:
Physician: A sub-specialized medical expert that is trained to manage complex medical and technical biomechanics for optimal functional outcomes.
Prosthetist: A health care professional specifically educated and trained to measure, design, fabricate, fit, or service prostheses as prescribed by a licensed physician.
Orthotist: A health care professional specifically educated and trained to measure, design, fabricate, fit, or service orthoses as prescribed by a licensed physician.
Therapists: Health care professionals, specifically educated and trained to rehabilitate patients and prepare them to use their prosthetic and orthotic devices safely.
Our services include:
Education about the various prostheses and orthoses available
Evaluating, designing, fabricating, fitting, and adjusting of orthoses and/or prostheses
Training the patient and their family on the proper wear and care of your orthosis or prosthesis
Providing follow-up care as needed
Paid parking is available. Pay stations are located at the main entrance to the building and at the staff entrance on 28th Avenue.