Track: Prosthetics and Orthotics

Prosthetics and Orthotics


Prosthetics and orthotics, crucial disciplines within healthcare, have seen remarkable advancements in recent years, profoundly impacting the lives of individuals with limb loss or musculoskeletal impairments. Breakthroughs in materials science have led to prosthetic devices that are lighter, more durable, and anatomically precise, while the integration of microprocessor-controlled technology has revolutionized mobility with devices adapting to users' movements and terrains. Similarly, orthotics have benefited from advancements in customization, with 3D printing enabling tailored braces and supports for optimal alignment and stability. Interdisciplinary collaboration among prosthetists, orthotists, and other healthcare professionals ensures comprehensive care, while ongoing research and development efforts promise further innovation to enhance comfort, function, and accessibility of prosthetic and orthotic interventions, ultimately empowering individuals to regain mobility and independence.

·        Role of robotics in Prosthetics and orthotics
·        3D printing on prosthetics and orthotics
·        Innovative Care Models

Related Societies: Macedonian Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology | Malaysian Arthroscopy Society | Malaysian Orthopaedic Association | Mexican Association of Joint Reconstructive Surgery and Arthroscopic Surgery | Mexican College of Orthopaedics and Traumatology | Mexican Federation of Orthopedic and Traumatology Colleges | Mexican Society of Foot and Ankle Surgery | Mexican Society of Pediatric Orthopedics | Nepal Orthopedic Association | Netherlands Orthopaedic Association