Orthotics are appliances that are used to improve the function, alignment and mobility of a particular area of the body. These include splints, ankle-foot-orthoses (AFOs), braces or insoles. The NICE guidelines recommend that patients with a neurological condition should be considered for an orthotic assessment as early as possible to promote optimal independence and function. They can also reduce pain and improve a person’s confidence.
Here are a few commonly used orthotics:
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