Prosthetist and orthotist

Prosthetists and orthotists use the latest technology to transform the lives of patients who need prosthetics or aids. They empower people to move, run, walk or simply stand independently.

What's it like to be a prosthetist or orthotist?

As a prosthetist or orthotist, you’ll care for people who need an artificial limb or a device to support or control part of their body. You’ll witness and be a part of a patient’s emotional and rewarding journey towards independence. 

As an orthotist, you’ll make and fit braces and splints (orthoses) for people who need added support. This might be to help body parts that have been weakened by injury, disease or disorders of the nerves, muscles, and bones.

As a prosthetist, you’ll make and fit artificial limbs (prostheses) for people with disabilities. This includes artificial legs and arms for people who have had amputations due to conditions such as cancer, diabetes or an injury.

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