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Internet resources relating to Braces. Orthopedic appliances used to support, align, or hold parts of the body in correct position.
MeSH Search Term "Braces"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code Z46.7
SNOMED-CT Term Brace (physical object) Concept ID: 360316004
OCOSH Code: D001915 360316004 Z46.7 OE_OD_BR

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Effect of medial arch-heel support in inserts on reducing ankle eversion

Location: http://www.josr-online.com/content/3/1/7

Effect of medial arch-heel support in inserts on reducing ankle eversion: a biomechanics study
Daniel TP Fong , Mak-Ham Lam , Miko LM Lao , Chad WN Chan , Patrick SH Yung , Kwai-Yau Fung , Pauline PY Lui and Kai-Ming Chan Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research 2008, 3:7
Conclusions Medial...
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Lower Limb Orthotics eMedicine PMR

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/pmr/topic172.htm

A lower limb orthosis is an external device applied or attached to a lower body segment to improve function by controlling motion, providing support through stabilizing gait, reducing pain through transferring load to another area, correcting flexible deformities, and preventing progression of fixed deformities.
Synonyms and related keywords: lower extremity...
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Medial knee osteoarthritis treated by insoles or braces CORR Open Access

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2881986

Questions/purposes We therefore asked whether laterally wedged insoles or valgus braces would reduce pain, enhance functional scores, and correct varus malalignment comparable to knee braces.
Conclusions Our data suggest a laterally wedged insole may be an alternative to valgus bracing for noninvasively treating symptoms of medial knee OA.
Medial knee osteoarthritis treated by insoles...
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Orthotics

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/general/orthotics/orthotics.html

Basic splints and orthotics primer for medical students. Includes upper limb splints, lower limb orthotics and spinal orthoses (braces)
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Prosthetics and Orthotics POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/prostheticsAndOrthotics.asp

Objectives
1. Discuss the timing of prosthetic fitting for congenital deficiencies of the upper and lower limb
2. Describe four types of prosthetic knees
3. Describe 2 type of prosthetic feet
4. Discuss the advantages of myoelectric upper limb prostheses over the...
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Spinal Orthotics eMedicine PMR

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/pmr/topic173.htm

An orthotic device (commonly just referred to as an orthotic) is an external device applied on the body to limit motion, correct deformity, reduce axial loading, or improve function in a certain segment of the body.
Synonyms and related keywords: orthosis, orthotic device, brace, immobilizer
Kulkarni & Ho 2005
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Upper Limb Orthotics eMedicine PMR

Location: http://www.eMedicine.com/pmr/topic171.htm

Upper extremity orthoses are devices applied externally to restore or improve functional and structural characteristics of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. In general, musculoskeletal problems include those resulting from trauma, sports, and work-related injuries. Upper extremity orthoses also are used frequently on patients who have had neurologic problems, such as...
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