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The orthotics department offers assessment, advice and provision of orthoses, these are bodily devices applied in such a manner to reduce pain, improve function and mobility.

The orthopeadic surgeon may suggest the use of an orthotic as part of your treatment.

Orthoses include:

  • callipers
  • insoles
  • special footwear
  • spinal
  • ankle and knee braces
  • beltshosiery
  • collars
  • fracture bracing
  • post operative splinting

Orthotics is based in Eign Suite near the orthopaedic and fracture clinic at Hereford County Hospital.  

Admin  support is based in therapy services and contactable on 01432 355444 Ext 1849. 

 

 

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