The Certified Orthotist (C.O.) is a highly trained professional whose job involves:

  • Assessing patients at the request of the referring Physician
  • Recommending suitable orthoses in consultation with other health care professionals
  • Designing and fabricating the appropriate orthosis
  • Fitting the patient and providing follow-up care

An Orthotist who uses the designation of C.O.(c) has successfully qualified for and passed a rigorous three day examination set out by the Canadian Board for Certification of Prosthetists and Orthotists.

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