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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Orthotics service

The Orthotics service specialises in providing orthoses. An orthosis is an external device that supports or enhances an impaired body part. Common examples include orthopaedic footwear, foot-drop splints, long-leg callipers and spinal braces.

Orthoses are extremely helpful in a wide range of conditions where the structure or function of a body part (arm, leg, joint, muscle, spine etc) limits activity.

Range of services

The range of services we offer is wide - we treat paediatric patients, those with diabetic foot and polio. We are experts in scoliosis braces and foot and ankle biomechanical conditions. We can also help patients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis, neuromuscular conditions, sports injuries and musculoskeletal disorders.

Orthotic clinics are held at several locations

Contact us

Please contact us if you have any queries. We are happy to help.

Frequently asked questions

Have a question? Take a look at our frequently asked questions.