Orthotics & Prosthetics

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Orthotics and prosthetics (O&P) is the evaluation, fabrication, and custom fitting of artificial limbs and orthopedic braces. O&P is an allied health profession with a variety of exciting employment opportunities available, including O&P practitioners, pedorthists, assistants, fitters, and technicians.

The Academy's
Career Awareness Video

This website was created by the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists as part of its national awareness and recruitment campaign developed and supported in part by a grant through the U.S. Department of Education.

For more information or to request a career kit, please email . The booklet is also available online under Career Information.