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23:17 Mar 6, 2004
English to Romanian translations [PRO] Medical - Medical: Health Care / diabetes
confectioner de incaltaminte si proteze ortopedice
A pedorthist is an individual who is trained in the manufacturing, fitting and modification of foot appliances and footwear for the purposes of alleviating painful or debilitating conditions and providing assistance for abnormalities or limited actions of the lower limb.
The pedorthist provides devices and footwear to assist in:
Accommodation of foot deformities;
Re-alignment of anatomical structures;
Redistribution of external and internal forces;
Improvement of balance;
Control of biomechanical function;
Accommodation of circulatory special requirements; and,
Enhancement of the actions of limbs compromised as a result of accident, congenital deformity, neural condition, or disease.
These are the designations and qualifications of certified pedorthic practitioners from the College of Pedorthics of Canada Scope of Practice.
C Ped (C) – Certified Pedorthist (Canada)
Assessment through observation of surface anatomy and palpation of the limb, gait analyses, range-of-motion testing, footwear analysis and review of potentially complicated health factors;
Casting, manufacturing, fitting and adjusting orthoses;
Fitting and modifying standard and orthopaedic footwear;
Accommodating/incorporating complementary assistive devices; and,
Casting and measuring for custom footwear.
C Ped MC – Certified Pedorthic Master Craftsman
The Master Craftsman is the highest level of certification available.
The MC is a clinical pedorthist and a custom shoemaker
All of the skills listed for a Certified Pedorthist;
Manufacturing custom orthopaedic footwear – including:
- Measuring, casting and making original shoe lasts;
- Designing and making upper patterns;
- Manufacturing fitting model of shoes; and,
- Lasting and finishing of custom shoes.
C Ped Tech (C) – Certified Pedorthic Technician (Canada)
The Pedorthic Technician
Orthotic fabrication (from files produced by health care professionals with the ability to assess – such as a C Ped (C) or C Ped MC)
May perform duties of a clinical pedorthist under the direct supervision of a Canadian Certified Pedorthist
Explanation: Este un fel de tehnician care vine in ajutorul medicului specialist in diabet si alte boli de nutritie in ingrijirea 'piciorului diabetic', entitate gnoseologica ce necesita si atentia chirurgului generalist in caz de amputare.
Protezele metalice le pune ortopedul (medic), iar pantofii speciali ii confectioneaza acest specialist (tehnician, cizmar) care in Romania nu exista.
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