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Orthoses of the foot and leg

Jo Mitchell and Paul H. Cooke

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.009004

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Orthoses of the foot and leg

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Orthoses may be corrective or accommodative

Orthoses are described according to their anatomical application

A knowledge of material properties, anatomy, and function is essential to prescribe

Patients will only tolerate effective orthoses.

Chapter.  2126 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Surgical Skills

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