Orthotics

Scope Notes: Branch of medical and mechanical sciences dealing with support and bracing of weak or ineffective joints or muscles;includes orthoses and orthotists
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ICF I:
  • b7 NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL AND MOVEMENT-RELATED FUNCTIONS
  • s7 STRUCTURES RELATED TO MOVEMENT
  • e1 PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGY
  • e3 SUPPORT AND RELATIONSHIPS
  • e5 SERVICES, SYSTEMS AND POLICIES
ICF III:
  • b715 Stability of joint functions
  • b730 Muscle power functions
  • s710 Structure of head and neck region
  • s720 Structure of shoulder region
  • s730 Structure of upper extremity
  • s740 Structure of pelvic region
  • s750 Structure of lower extremity
  • s760 Structure of trunk
  • s770 Additional musculoskeletal structures related to movement
  • e115 Products and technology for personal use in daily living
  • e355 Health professionals
  • e580 Health services, systems and policies
ICF IV:
  • b7150 Stability of a single joint
  • b7151 Stability of several joints
  • b7152 Stability of joints generalized
  • b7300 Power of isolated muscles and muscle groups
  • b7301 Power of muscles of one limb
  • b7302 Power of muscles of one side of the body
  • b7303 Power of muscles in lower half of the body
  • b7304 Power of muscles of all limbs
  • b7305 Power of muscles of the trunk
  • b7306 Power of all muscles of the body
  • s7103 Joints of head and neck region
  • s7104 Muscles of head and neck region
  • s7201 Joints of shoulder region
  • s7202 Muscles of shoulder region
  • s7300 Structure of upper arm
  • s7301 Structure of forearm
  • s7302 Structure of hand
  • s7401 Joints of pelvic region
  • s7402 Muscles of pelvic region
  • s7500 Structure of thigh
  • s7501 Structure of lower leg
  • s7502 Structure of ankle and foot
  • s7601 Muscles of trunk
  • s7701 Joints
  • s7702 Muscles
  • e1151 Assistive products and technology for personal use in daily living
  • e5800 Health services
ICF V:
  • s73001 Elbow joint
  • s73002 Muscles of upper arm
  • s73011 Wrist joint
  • s73012 Muscles of forearm
  • s75001 Hip joint
  • s75002 Muscles of thigh
  • s75011 Knee joint
  • s75012 Muscles of lower leg
  • s75022 Muscles of ankle and foot
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