Orthotics

Who we are

The PCH Orthotics service provides orthoses (braces/splints) to children and young adults who require treatment for a wide range of  conditions.The Orthotics service staff includes clinical orthotists and technical officers who work within a number of multidisciplinary teams.

The Orthotics Service is part of PCH’s Allied Health team.

Services we provide

Our skilled orthotists and technicians specialise in all aspects of orthotic treatment including: 
  • patient assessment
  • 3D scanning or plaster casting
  • Orthotic prescription and design
  • technical manufacture
  • customised fitting
  • review and evaluation of orthoses. 
The Service provides a wide variety of orthoses for the lower limb, upper limb, spine and head. This includes fracture management, bracing for scoliosis, protective orthoses and orthoses to promote mobility and correct or prevent deformity. 

We work alongside medical and nursing staff, and other allied health professionals, to ensure we provide patient-centred care using an evidence-based approach. 

Referrals

We provide services for inpatients at PCH, as well as outpatients who have been referred from a clinical service within the Child and Adolescent Health Service or WA Health.

Location

Our department is located on Level 4 in the Allied Health Suite, Clinic L.

Best lifts to use: Pink 

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Hours

Monday to Friday, 8.00am – 4.30pm

Contact us

Telephone: 6456 0411

Related links

Orthopaedics services at PCH