During the course of your treatment process, a history of the ailment from which you suffer will be taken and appropriate testing of your physical abilities and limitations will be evaluated. In some cases this testing is more elaborate and in other cases less so. From this consultation and evaluation process, a specific orthotic or prosthetic treatment protocol will be developed for you.
Shown are photos taken during a recent casting for a client with severe ankle arthritis.
Not all devices require a casting as demonstrated below, but the process shown is quite typical for many. The same general concept applies for all custom made devices including spinal and upper extremities or for prosthetic sockets.