Types of orthopedic supplies

Description

Various types of orthopaedic supplies such as braces and arm supports, used for physical therapy or physical rehabilitation.

Alternative labels

brands of orthopaedic supplies
orthopaedic supplies varieties
a type of orthopaedic supplies
type of orthopaedic supplies
varieties of orthopaedic supplies
kinds of orthopaedic supplies
types of orthopaedic supply
categories of orthopaedic supplies

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of orthopedic supplies is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Podiatry assistant: Podiatry assistants help the podiatrist by carrying out supportive tasks such as assisting in diagnosing and treating the disorders, diseases and deformities of the feet, advising people on foot care techniques and the importance of foot care for promoting better mobility and general well-being. They also perform small tasks such as cutting toe nails, applying plasters and general clerical duties.
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.
Orthopaedic supply shop manager: Orthopaedic supply shop managers assume responsibility for activities and staff in specialised shops.They manage employees, monitor the sales of the store, manage budgets and order supplies when a product is out of supply and perform administrative duties if required.
Orthopaedic supplies specialised seller: Orthopaedic supplies specialised sellers sell orthopaedic goods in specialised shops.

Optional knowledge

Types of orthopedic supplies 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.

Specialised seller: Specialised sellers sell goods in specialised shops.
Prosthetist-orthotist: Prosthetist-orthotists design and custom fit prostheses and orthoses for individuals who are missing a limb from accident, disease or congenital conditions or for individuals who have impairments, deficiences or weaknesses due to injury, pathology or congenital malformation. They mix patient care with the design and fabrication of these devices to address their patients’ needs.

 


 

References

  1. Types of orthopedic supplies – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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