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Orthotic Prosthetic Center Inc

Address:
8330 Professional Hill Drive
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Fairfax, VA 22031, USA
1-703-698-5007

Category: Medical Devices

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Orthotic Prosthetic Center Inc provides state-of-the-art orthotics and prosthetics (orthopedic braces and artificial limbs) and patient care to clients in the national capital region. It was founded in the year 1980 by Joan Weintrob. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hanger Orthopedic Group Inc.

Orthotic Prosthetic Center provides prosthetics which is the profession of providing artificial limbs (prostheses) for people who have a limb loss or deficiency of an upper or lower extremity and prosthesis may be needed to accommodate a birth deficiency, traumatic injury, or the complications of an illness such as cancer or diabetes. It also provides orthotics which is the art and science of designing, fabricating, and fitting orthopedic braces or orthoses that may be needed because of birth deficiencies (such as spina bifida, cerebral palsy, or brittle-bone disease), as a result of accidents that have impaired function (such as spinal cord injuries, cartilage or ligament tears, head trauma), or when age or disease has taken its toll (such as stroke, poliomyelitis, arthritis).

Orthotic Prosthetic Center provides custom-made prosthetic devices such as lower extremity prostheses, upper extremity prostheses, myoelectric prostheses, hydraulic knees, energy-storing feet, etc. Its orthotic devices include: ankle foot orthoses, knee-ankle foot orthoses, knee braces, spinal braces, thermoplastic and conventional orthoses, etc.