pedorthic


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pedorthic

(pɪˈdɔːθɪk)
adj
(Medicine) (of footwear) designed to alleviate problems with feet, lower limbs, posture, etc
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He is also the author of the textbook Foot Orthoses and Other Forms of Conservative Foot Care, which has been translated into four languages and used in physical therapy, chiropractic, pedorthic, and podiatry schools around the world.
Crystal Kaufman, the owner and manager of Bioped, a North Bay pedorthic clinic, received the award for young entrepreneur of the year.
Signed by Governor--HF 486 AN ACT RELATING TO PERSONS OFFERING ORTHOTIC, PROSTHETIC, AND PEDORTHIC SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC, AND RELATING TO THE SCOPE OF ORTHOTIC, PROSTHETIC, AND PEDORTHIC SERVICES.
ABC is dedicated to improving the quality of the nation's orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic care through accreditation and certification.
Davis attended Baruch College and received a certificate from Eneslow Pedorthic Institute.
One of the most annoying things I come up against as a nurse practitioner is my inability to order pedorthic, or diabetic shoes.
Last year Aetrex, a family-owned global leader of pedorthic footwear and foot orthotics, completed its 12th-consecutive year of double-digit growth, doubling revenue in the past five years.
GTX said that the expansion of its IP portfolio, and specifically in the GPS shoe category, is perfect timing as it is currently working with Aetrex Worldwide Inc, a provider of adult pedorthic footwear, preparing to bring to market the patented GPS enabled shoe, the a[euro]Ambulator'.
Under a platform test agreement with Aetrex Worldwide Inc, a manufacturer of pedorthic footwear, the two companies will collaborate on the development and mechanical engineering of GTX's patented PLS two-way transceivers and software systems to monitor the locations of "wandering" older people afflicted with dementia by embedding the technology in Aetrex footwear.
The American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics (ABC) defines pedorthics as "the practice--pursuant to a written order/prescription when addressing a medical condition--of evaluating, treatment planning, patient-managing, measuring, designing, fabricating, assembling, fitting, adjusting, or servicing necessary to accomplish the application of a pedorthic device for the prevention or amelioration of painful and/or disabling conditions of the foot and ankle." Those who complete the necessary educational and examination requirements to become certified pedorthists are then required by ABC to meet continuing education and annual renewal requirements to maintain their credentials.
Pedorthic and orthotic management of the diabetic foot.