Chin & Partners – Orthotist

The primary medical clinician practice in Cape Town

An Orthotist is the primary medical clinician responsible for the prescription, manufacture and management of orthoses.

An orthosis is an externally applied device, such as a brace, used to modify the structural and functional characteristics of the neuromuscular and skeletal system“.

Orthotics is a specialty within the medical field concerned with the design, manufacture and application of orthoses. An orthosis may be used to:

Control, guide, limit and/or immobilize an extremity, joint or body segment for a particular reason

To restrict movement in a given direction

To assist movement generally

To reduce weight-bearing forces for a particular purpose

To aid rehabilitation from fractures after the removal of a cast

To otherwise correct the shape and/or function of the body, to provide easier movement
capability or reduce pain.

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Read More about Orthotics and what Chin & Partners offer:

Foot Orthotics
Neuro Orthotics
Bracing
Mobility
Prosthetics