Orthotic devices


The types of devices used for support such as braces, arch supports and joints.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Orthotic devices is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Prosthetic-orthotics technician: Prosthetic-orthotics technicians design, create, fit and repair supportive devices, such as braces, joints, arch supports, and other surgical and medical appliances.

Optional knowledge

Orthotic devices is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Orthotic devices – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022