Orthotic Devices


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Orthotic Devices    Orthotic Devices

A device applied to the human body to enhance, stop or control movement. Orthotic Devices include wrist supports, splints, shoe inserts, braces, etc.

Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) Information

MeSH Term: Orthotic Devices

Scope Note: Apparatus used to support, align, or augment the functioning of parts of the body.

MeSH Synonyms:
  • Orthotic Devices
  • Device, Orthotic
  • Devices, Orthotic
  • Orthotic Device
  • Orthoses
  • Orthose
  • Orthosis
  • Parapodium
  • Parapodiums
Applicable MeSH Subheadings:
  • adverse effects
  • classification
  • contraindications
  • economics
  • etiology
  • history
  • instrumentation
  • methods
  • microbiology
  • nursing
  • organization and administration
  • pharmacology
  • standards
  • statistics and numerical data
  • supply and distribution
  • therapeutic use
  • therapy
  • trends
  • utilization
  • veterinary

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Current Clinical Trials Relating to  Orthotic Devices

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Orthotic Dose Response Study


(Status: Recruiting)

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Forearm Rotation Orthosis for Stroke


(Status: Recruiting)

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Ankle-foot Orthoses for Peripheral Artery Disease


(Status: Active, not recruiting)

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WREX Outcome Study


(Status: Unknown status)

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