An experienced Prosthetic practitioner will
be able to assist you by matching the correct prosthetic device for your specific needs.
The majority of prosthetic devices require diagnostic fitting before ....show more
Wheelchairs vary in size, style and weight but most important to consider is whether or not the chair is suited for the clients specific needs. We try to meet the challenge of matching client needs to specific wheelchair technologies and components... Remember that...show more
Orthotics is a broad term used to identify medical devices which support, correct and protect extremities of the human body. Many people will identify with the term "foot orthotic", but there are also Ankle Foot Orthotics, Spinal Orthotics and Wrist elbow Orthotics....show more
Canes, Crutches and walkers
Assistive devices serve one or more functions:
Reduce load on one or both lower limbs
Transmit sensory cues through the hand(s)
Canes and crutches facilitates....show more
Increasing external pressure on a limb, decreases venous pressure within the limb.
Compression therapy garments are categorised according to their rate of compression and measured in millimetre of mercury. There are many different international standards
BRACES & SUPPORTS
South Africans, enjoy sporting and other outdoor activities. Traumatic sport injuries are scaled according to severity, in certain cases the injuries are so severe that it could lead to surgery.
The majority of injuries are normally mild and temporary.
SHOES & FOOTWEAR
Incorrectly fitted shoes is one of the leading cause of foot and toe problems. The majority of people take for granted that their foot will fall within one of the sizes at a shoe shop.
While for the majority, this may be true, but for those individuals with preexisting foot problems, shoe shopping can be the ultimate nightmare.
Many of us dread becoming so ill that we are unable to care for ourselves. In most circumstances home caring/nursing is carried out by loved ones or professional carers....show more