Pediatrics

 


Pediatric Bracing and Support

little+duce+2_clipped_rev_2 Lethbridge Orthotic – Prosthetic Services has a devoted pediatric team working with infants and children. Our clinicians encompass a full range of services from preventative sports orthotics for young athletes to specialty orthoses and products for conditions such as plagiocephaly, scoliosis, and club foot. We offer a multidisciplinary approach to pediatric bracing and support services that addresses each child’s unique needs. Just as children are continually growing, the Lethbridge Orthotic team is continually learning and committed  to advanced training and education.

Star Cranial Remolding Orthosis

Lethbridge Orthotic - Prosthetic Services Ltd.

  • Fabricated from an exact model of the infant’s
    cranium to obtain optimal fit and function.
  • Rigid outer shell maintains the structural integrity.
  • Clear thermo-plastic material allows easy inspection of the areas of contact
  • Can be modified throughout the treatment program to accommodate the growth, promote symmetry, and improve proportion.

 


We specialize in treating these babies’ heads to become more symmetrical. We are the only facility that offers cranial remolding helmets south of Calgary.
No waiting list, immediate treatment.



Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

  • Controls the position and motion of the foot and ankle
  • Compensate for weakness
  • Correct deformities
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Severe Collapsed Feet
  • Hypotonia
Lethbridge Orthotic - Prosthetic Services Ltd.

 


Supra Malleolar Orthosis (SMO)

  • Significant forefoot, mid-foot, and heel instability
  • Improves foot instability
Lethbridge Orthotic - Prosthetic Services Ltd.

 


Ponseti AFO

  • After the clubfoot has been completely
    corrected by manipulation, serial casting,
    and possibly a heel cord tenotomy.
  • 95% successful method of preventing
    a relapse, when used consistently.
  • Use of the brace will not cause development
    delays for the child.
Lethbridge Orthotic - Prosthetic Services Ltd.

 


Pavlik Harness

  • Treats developmental dysplasia of the
    hip and congenital hip dislocation
  • Maintains hip in an optimally stable
    position while hip socket develops
Lethbridge Orthotic - Prosthetic Services Ltd.