orthotics

Definitions

Health Economics

  • (written as Orthotics)
    The speciality of making and fitting devices (orthoses) to correct or stabilize malformed or weak body parts.

Medical

  • plural noun the branch of medical engineering which deals with the design and fitting of devices such as braces in the treatment of orthopaedic disorders

Sports

  • plural noun supports for the arch of the foot, worn inside the shoe during exercise
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