Valuable information about the profession

We have developed this resource section to help educate on the services an Orthotist or Prosthetist provide to the general public, and how you too can become part of the profession. 

In this section you will find:

  • An Orthotist or Prosthetist | Find out the difference between an Orthotist and a Prosthetist here here >
  • Glossary of medical terms | We understand medical jargon can be somewhat confusing - to help, we have estatblished a glossary of medical terms commonly referred to by Orthotists and Prosthetists.  Find it here >
  • Become a NZ Practitioner | There are two main pathways to becoming an Orthotist or Prosthetist in New Zealand.  Learn them here >
  • Member stories | Find out more about the work our members are doing in the Orthotics and Prosthetics fields in stories publishes by external providers.  Read them here >

If you are unable to find what you are looking for in our resource section, get in touch below!