What is an Orthotist?
Definition and role of an Orthotist the qualifications and training required.
Overview of the orthotist's role in patient care and rehabilitation.
Basic Biomechanical Principles of Orthotic Treatment
Introduction to biomechanics.
Explanation of how orthoses work.
Overview of common biomechanical principles and theories in orthotic treatment.
Comparison between NHS and Private Provision
Overview of the NHS orthotic services, the benefits and limitations of NHS provision
Overview of private orthotic services
Range of Devices Provided by Orthotists
Explanation of the different types of orthotic devices available and naming conventions.
Overview of orthoses for the upper body (e.g., hand, wrist, elbow).
Overview of orthoses for the lower body (e.g., foot, ankle, knee, hip).
Examples of specialised orthoses for specific conditions or injuries.
What will attendees learn?
What Orthotists can do and how we can assist in rehabilitation.
How will attendees benefit from the webinar?
A solid overview of Orthotics and when to refer to an orthotic clinic.
Who is the webinar for?
Case Manager, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, AHPs
Meet the presenter:
Graham Dunn works for Buchanan Orthotics in Scotland as the Clinic Lead Orthotist in their private clinic as well as working on product development and as an expert witness. He worked for 14 years in various NHS settings in the West Midlands ranging from Special Schools and rehabilitation centres to acute trauma sites, before relocating back to Scotland at the start of 2018.
He has a keen interest in enabling sport participation and has worked with a number of professional paralympic and able-bodied athletes.
Graham has a broad range of experience in Orthotics from major trauma to neurological conditions.
Date: Friday 2nd February 2024
Time: 12pm - 1pm
Price: FOC Members | £25 Non-members
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Friday 2nd February 2024
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm