Orthotic and Prosthetic Technicians

The work of orthotic and prosthetic technicians is similar to that of the skilled craftsworker. They usually have very limited contact with patients, spending most of their time working on the orthotic and prosthetic devices. They read the diagrams and specifications drawn up by the orthotist or prosthetist to determine the device to be built and what materials and tools are needed.


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