Center for Prosthetics Orthotics, Inc. offers a range of instructional guides to aide our patients in becoming better acclimated with their new prosthesis or orthoses.
Unless otherwise noted, all instructional guides are provided in PDF format for easy downloading and printing. You will need the Acrobat Reader plugin to view PDF files. If you aren’t able to view any of the documents linked below, click here to download the latest version of Acrobat Reader.
Bivalved TLSO – The bivalved thoraco-lumbo-sacral orthosis (TLSO) or body jacket is a two piece “clamshell” device. When properly fitted, it offers flexion, extension, lateral flexion and rotary control of unwanted spinal motions. Please also see the TLSO wear and care guide.
Halo Vest Assembly – One page on pin care, skin care and shampooing your hair.
Jewett Spinal Orthosis – Instructions for putting on and removing the Jewett Othosis.
Minerva Cervical Orthosis – The Minerva Orthosis until healing occurs; it is intended to protect your neck by restricting your ability to turn your head or move it forward or backward.
Arizona AFO™ – The Arizona AFO™ medical ankle braces are designed for the non-operative treatment of foot problems, foot disorders, and ankle problems.
Boston Scoliosis Brace – The Boston Scoliosis Brace is accepted worldwide as a proven system for the non-operative treatment of idiopathic scoliosis.
CROW Walker – The Charcot Restraint Orthotic Walker (CROW) is a custom ankle-foot orthosis (AFO) prescribed for patients with distal sensory neuropathy and foot ulceration.
Providence Scoliosis Orthosis – The Providence Scoliosis Orthosis is designed for night time wear in the treatment of Scoliosis.