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Prosthetics and orthotics

Replacement or support for body parts

Our team of orthopaedic surgeons are experts at determining when a prosthetic or orthotic may be the best option for your treatment

Overview

Prosthetics are artificial body parts for people who have a natural limb missing or a joint that has become damaged. Orthotics provide supportive braces and splints for people with conditions of the limbs or spine. Our experienced, multidisciplinary team can determine when a prosthetic or orthotic may be the right option for you. A prosthetic may be appropriate when a long-term condition causes you pain (which can't be relieved with medication) and effects a vital aspect of your daily life, such as walking. Hip replacement and knee surgery are two examples. There are many variations in the design of prosthetics, and they can be made from metal, ceramic or plastic. In some cases, an off-the-shelf or custom-made orthotic may be the right option for improving your movement. For example, an arch support for the treatment of lower limb injuries to correct poor foot alignment.

Expertise

Our team of orthopaedic surgeons have the expertise to treat complex orthopaedic conditions using the latest prosthetics and orthotics

Consultant in theatres

Our HPB consultants

We're proud to work with leading experts across a range of medical fields, whose skills are matched by their integrity and compassion.

Our facilities

From complex surgery to straightforward procedures, we provide exceptional care across our network of hospitals, outpatient centres and specialist clinics.

Request an appointment

We're happy to help you make an appointment with one of our experienced consultants.

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