Heartland Orthotic Difference

AFO

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 An ankle foot orthosis (AFO) is an orthosis worn on the lower leg to support the ankle and foot. This orthosis

 keeps the ankle in a neutral position during walking and other daily activities. 

KAFO

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 An orthosis extending from the upper portion of the thigh, crossing the knee and ankle; designed to control knee and ankle motion. 

SCOLIOSIS

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 TLSO Orthosis treatment for scoliosis is used to prevent spinal curve progression and surgical intervention.  GOSS system design is our choice because we expect greater outcomes.   

CRANIAL MOLDING HELMET

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A Cranial Molding Orthosis is a custom made helmet designed to fit an infant's head for a period of 2-4 months. Cranial remolding orthoses is used to treat deformational plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, scaphocephaly and other head shape deformities in infants 3—18 months of age.

UPPER EXTREMITY

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  Upper extremity orthotics ​​are designed for the shoulder, arm, elbow, wrist and hand and can be used for a range of needs from stability to immobilization. 

PEDIATRIC LOWER EXTREMITY

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Custom made orthoses exclusively for children with lower extremity orthotic needs. All orthoses are custom made by our orthotists and technical staff.