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ORTE 1060 - Ankle-Foot Orthoses Fabrication

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture 1Lab 4
Course Description: This course focuses on the theories and skills required for the fabrication of ankle-foot orthoses both with and without tibial torsion. Students interpret various orthotic prescriptions to create one-of-a-kind orthotic devices in the laboratory setting.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): ORTE 1050  or concurrently enrolled.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. A. Ankle-foot orthosis without tibial torsion
    1. components
    2. tracings
    3. preparing metal components
    4. assemble components
  2. B. Ankle-foot orthosis with tibial torsion
    1. components
    2. tracings
    3. preparing metal components
    4. assemble components

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. A. describe the construction and fabrication process for metal ankle-foot orthotic devices.
  2. B. select appropriate materials for a metal ankle-foot orthotic device.
  3. C. employ appropriate tools and components for fabricating an ankle-foot orthotic device.
  4. D. fabricate an metal ankle-foot orthosis without tibial torsion to a specific prescription.
  5. E. fabricate an metal ankle-foot orthosis with tibial torsion to a specific prescription.


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