Bachelor in prosthetics and OrthoticsThe West Bengal University Of Health Sciences
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Rehabilitation of persons with locomotion disabilities or neuromuscular disorder is teamwork where center of attention is the person with disabilities. The team usually comprises of the physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist (physiatrist), Prosthetist and Orthotist, Physiotherapist, Occupational therapist, Social worker, rehabilitation nurse and orthopaedic surgeon. Depending upon the need other professional like, engineer, psychologist, and geriatrist and other related professionals are also included in the team.
General planning of the total rehabilitation of the disable is usually done by physiatrist. The role of the Prosthetist and Orthotist is important. It is he/she, who fabricates and fits the prostheses or orthoses .to the persons with disabilities both temporary and permanent often referred as "patient" and thus helps make the patient independent, confident and useful member of the society.