Orthotic & Prosthetic Technician

Examples of work created by students in the SFCC Orthotic and Prosthetic Programs:

LumboSacral Spinal Orthotic Device: A device that supports the lower back due to weakness from injury or musculoskeletal disease.
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Transradial Prosthetic Arm: A device worn by below-the-elbow amputees to help provide upper extremity function.
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Short Transradial Prosthetic Arm: A device worn by below-the-elbow amputees to help provide upper extremity function. This device is body-powered, using a cable/harness system.
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Plastic & Metal Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthotic Device (1): A device that supports the leg from the foot to above-the-knee, providing stability for the ankle and knee joints.
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Plastic & Metal Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthotic Device (2): A device that supports the leg from the foot to above-the-knee, providing stability for the ankle and knee joints.
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Plastic & Metal Knee-Ankle-Foot Orthotic Device with Droplocks: A device that supports the leg from the foot to above-the-knee, providing stability for the ankle and knee joints. This device also incorporates locks that hold the knee joint in an extended position, yet can be lifted so the knee joint can bend to a sitting position.
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Plastic Ankle-Foot Orthotic Device: A device that supports the leg from the foot to below-the-knee, providing stability for the ankle joint.
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Transfemoral Prosthetic Leg: A device worn by above-the-knee amputees to provide lower extremity function, including the ability to walk.
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Transfemoral Prosthetic Leg with Silesian Belt: A device worn by above-the-knee amputees to provide lower extremity function, including the ability to walk. This device includes a Silesian Belt, which provides suspension, the means by which a device is secured onto the residual limb.
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Transfemoral Prosthetic Leg with Cosmetic Foam Cover: A device worn by above-the-knee amputees to provide lower extremity function, including the ability to walk. This device incorporates a cosmetic foam cover to present a natural leg appearance.
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