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Prosthetics and Orthotics
 
Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics:
 
The Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics caters the need of persons with Physical disabilities by fabricating and fitting of various kinds of aid and appliances visiting to this Institute. The Department has well equipped workshop with tools and machineries. The Departments has two separate units that is Prosthetics Units and Orthotics Units where person with Physical Disabilities are assessed, Prescribed and design to fabricate suitable appliances.
Education & Training
The department runs long-term training programs of 2 years Masters in P&O course & 4 ½ years BPO course, affiliated with University of Delhi. The Department of Prosthetics and Orthotics renders services apart from academic responsibility to outdoor patients by means of providing on the job training to the student of Bachelor in Prosthetics & Orthotics. Qualified Professionals are responsible for the treatment and fitment of the patient.
Number of students enrolled and passed out in master in Prosthetics &Orthotics (MPO) Course
Year Academic Session No. of Students enrolled No. of students passed out
2017-18 09 (Course started)
2018-2019 8 9
2019-2020 10 8
2020-2021    
 
Number of students enrolled and passed out in Bachelor of Prosthetics &Orthotics (BPO) Course
Year Academic Session No. of Students enrolled No. of students passed out
2017-18 31 27
2018-2019 28 28
2019-2020 32 23
2020-2021    
 
  • The department is also assisting in the establishment and smooth functioning of Prosthetics & Orthotics departments at various CRCs, Satellite Centers and SRC. Sh. Tapas Priyaranjan Behera, PO professional of this department has sharing the responsibility of being Nodal Officer-Southern Regional Centre, Secenderabad. 
  • The professionals from department of Prosthetics & Orthotics were engaged for training of Volunteers for Accessible Delhi Legislative Assembly Election 2020.
  • The Professionals from department of Prosthetics & Orthotics were also involved in
  • Organizing Divyakala Shakti – A Cultural Events for PwDs to showcase their abilities held in Rastrapati Bhawan and Parliament House.
  • Coordinated with Ministry of Defense and NGOs to facilitate children with disabilities to participate in Independence Day Celebration at Red Fort, Delhi.
  • Coordinated with Ministry of Defense and NGOs to facilitate children with disabilities to participate in Republic Day Celebration at India Gate, New Delhi.
  • The P&O professionals were participated in 3 days National Conference of Orthotics & Prosthetics Association of India at Bhubaneswar, Odisha held on 7th to 9th February, 2020.
Publication / Research (Department of Prosthetic & orthotics) Completed Research Projects
 
  • Please refer R&D webpage

                                             
 
 



Physical disabilities restrict the individual to perform activities and influence the productivity due to nature of disabilities which restraint a person's capacity for self directed purposeful movement. Walking is the most common form of mobility for human beings and most desired by the people for movement. The prosthetic and orthotic devices and other rehabilitation aids assist the person with disabilities to achieve a level of performance that at best approaches that of the non disabled person.
 
 
Prosthetics and Orthotics is the rehabilitative modality   that   deals   with   the   people   affected   by o r t h o p a e d i c   a n d   n e u r o m u s c u l a r   d i s o r d e r s , insufficiencies including congenital loses and accidental or traumatic amputations. It helps the persons with disabilities re-achieve the dignity, esteem and self- sufficiency. It enables the individual, once again, to view the world with positive attitude with new found independence.


 
 
PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS WORKSHOP

            The Prosthetic and Orthotic workshop is catering the need of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) who are visiting this Institute from different regions of the country for their rehabilitation treatment. Various types of prosthetics and orthotics aids and appliances are designed, fabricated and fitted to the PwDs either free or subsidized cost under the ADIP (Assistance to Disabled Persons) Scheme of the Government of India.
            The Prosthetics & Orthotics Workshop has been using both conventional and modern technology for fabrication of Prosthetic and Orthotic appliances as per the need of Persons with Locomotor Disabilities. The workshop staff includes professionally qualified and skilled manpower which has added a scientific approach to the art of designing and fabrication of the Prostheses and Orthoses.  Professional engaged in the Prosthetic and Orthotics workshop assess the PwDs for their suitability rehabilitation mobility items such as Tricycle, Wheel Chair, Axillary Crutches, Canes, mobility aids etc

 
The Prosthetics and Orthotics workshop have provided aids and appliances under ADIP Scheme as per the details given below for the financial year 2019-20.
 
Total number of Beneficiaries No. of Prosthesis No. of Orthosis No. of Rehabilitation aids Total Number of Aids & Appliances
624 159 175 442 776
 
The Prosthetics and Orthotics workshop have provided aids and appliances on payment basis as per the details given below for the financial year 2019-20.
 
Total number of Beneficiaries No. of Prosthesis No. of Orthosis No. of Rehabilitation aids Total number of Appliances Revenue Generated (in Rs.)
576 55 527 35 617 5,20,305.00
 


    

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