Prosthetics & Orthotics

3 Doctors

HEADED BY

Dr. Ritikesh Pattanaik

Prosthetics and orthotics department is located in G-1 in KLE Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital and MRC. It is a specialized healthcare department that combines a unique blend of clinical and technological skills to assist people with physical impairments or functional limitations, to improve their functioning and increase their potential to live healthy, productive, independent, dignified lives. With the aim to provide comprehensive care with preventive, promotive, assistive and rehabilitative interventions the department was started in August 1997.

The orthotic intervention treats a ranges from plagiocephaly (flat head) to diabetic neuropathic foot whereas prosthetics (artificial limbs/body parts) aids the amputees from fingers of hand to toes of foot.

The Prosthetics and orthotics Department provides service to patients having physical impairments or functional limitations, due, for example, to:

  • Non-communicable diseases, such as diabetes, stroke, cancer and peripheral vascular disease;
  • Communicable diseases, such as poliomyelitis and Buruli ulcers;
  • Injuries due to falls, road traffic and industrial accidents, natural disasters, war and conflicts;
  • Congenital anomalies or limb deficiencies;
  •  Degenerative changes in the spine, hip, knee, foot, ankle or upper limbs; and Cerebral palsy

The patients are treated with prosthesis and Orthosis of conventional design as well as imported high technology systems. Out patient as well as inpatient service facilities are provided with reasonable charges.

Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics (Dept. of P&O) is constituted by two functional units; one is Academic unit which runs a bachelor program in prosthetics & orthotics i.e. BPO degree and the clinical unit serves the patients.

  • Lower Limb Prosthesis (Artificial leg)
  • Microprocessor Prosthesis
  • Upper Limb Prosthesis (Artificial Hand)
  • Myoelectric Prosthesis/Bionic Prosthesis
  • Aesthetic Prosthesis (Artificial/Silicon Ear, Nose, Fingers, Breast etc.)
  • CTEV/DB Splints
  • Foot Pressure Mapping
  • Gait Analysis
  • Specialized/Offloading/Therapeutic Footwear
  • Modified Devices
  • Developmental Devices
  • Positional Devices
  • Assistive Devices
  • Wheelchair Modification Consultation
  • Orthotic Treatment for Scoliosis (Curved spine)
  • Helmet Therapy for Plagiocephaly/Brachycephaly (Flat Head)
  • Orthotic Treatment for Lower Limb Deformities/Dysfunction
  • Orthotic Treatment of Upper Extremity injuries/Dysfunction/Deformities
  • Upper Limb Splinting
  • Pressure Garments/Compression Stokins for Burn

  • Upper & Lower Limb Amputations
  • Congenital Anomalies (Absence of Limbs)
  • Amputation of Body Parts
  • CTEV
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU)
  • Foot Drop
  • Shoulder Subluxation
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Hemiplegia
  • Paraplegia
  • Quadriplegia
  • AGMC
  • Perthes Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Bone fracture
  • Post operative Hand Injuries
  • Nerve Injuries
  • Burns
  • Plagiocephaly/Brachycephaly
  • Torticolis/Wry Neck
  • Scoliosis
  • Limb Shortening
  • Polio
  • Muscular Dystrophy

OUR SPECIALISTS

Committed to Provide You The Best Services

Dr. Ritikesh Pattanaik

Master in Prosthetics and Orthotics (MPO), BPO
HOD and Senior Consultant

Dr. Arpita Padhi

Masters in Prosthetics and Orthotics
Assistant Professor

Dr. Ghanashyam Pradhan

Bachelor in prosthetics &orthotics (BPO) Intern from Swani Vivekanand National Institute Rehabilitation Training & research
Senior consultant prosthetist & orthotist