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Pediatric Orthotics

What Is an Orthosis? An orthosis (singular), or orthoses (plural), are external devices with controlling forces to improve body alignment, improve function, immobilize an injured area, prevent or improve a deformity, protect a joint or limb, limit or reduce pain, and/or provide feedback. Orthoses are named for the part of the body they cover. Orthoses […]

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Patellofemoral pain

Patellofemoral pain (PFP) can be defined by the presence of pain in the retropatellar (behind the knee cap), and peripatellar (around the knee cap). It is multi factorial, and one of the most common lower extremity conditions seen in orthopedic practice. One, or both knees may be affected. When one knee is affected, this may […]

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