The department started in 1997 August at KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC, under the guidance of Col. A. K. Singh, Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. B. B. Putti and Senior Physiotherapist Dr. M.G. Mokashi. It is the first of its kind in North Karnataka, South Maharashtra & Goa to provide imported prosthesis & Orthosis.
It has been done in collaboration with the Endolite prosthesis system, a U.K. company and Otto-Bock orthotic and prosthetic system, a German company.
It also fabricates prosthesis and orthosis of conventional design for different patients. This limb center was working as ADIP (Assistance to Disable Persons) implementation center for the department of child & women welfare Government of Karnataka.
Currently, the department is providing Prosthesis and Orthosis using both Indian and high-quality Import materials and Kits.
PROSTHETICS (Artificial Limb)
KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital & MRC, in collaboration with the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) brings together a dedicated team of physicians, surgeons and healthcare specialists to provide healthcare and hospitality under one roof, thus giving it a perfect academic-and-professional blend.