Study Guides

Our Prosthetic and Orthotic Study Guides are presented here in an outline format, with easy to follow sections. We break down large portions of information into smaller, more palatable pieces so that you are not left feeling overwhelmed. This method will allow you to understand and develop your main ideas, followed by the smaller details that you will be questioned on. We have done our best to make this guide as efficient as possible so that you are not wasting time studying unnecessary information!

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Orthotic Practicum Study Guide

This guide provides all the crucial information needed to help you prepare for your practical exam, as well as providing a great base of knowledge that you will use to pass both your written and written simulation exam.

Contents of this guide include but are not limited to:
  • Anatomy Review: ROM, MMT, and Biomechanics
  • Review of Lower Extremity Orthotics
  • Proper Casting Procedures
  • Gait Analysis
  • Spinal Review
  • TLSO/LSO Measurement Procedures
  • UE Orthotics
And much more for the cost of $85.00
Upon ordering the study guide you will receive an email with instructions to download your study guide.

Please note that this study guide is an ebook and is not printable. We encourage you to outline the guide to help with the studying process.

Prosthetic Practicum Study Guide

This guide provides all the crucial information needed to help you prepare for your practical exam, as well as providing a great base of knowledge that you will use to pass both your written and written simulation exam.

Contents of this guide include but are not limited to:
  • Transtibial & Transfemoral Bench Alignment
  • Transtibial Socket Forces/Pressures
  • Proper Casting and Measurement Procedures
  • Range of Motion & Manual Muscle testing
  • Transfemoral & Knee Disarticulation Socket Selection
  • Feet & Knee Overview
  • Gait Analysis
  • UE Prosthetic Review
And much more for the cost of $85.00
Upon ordering the study guide you will receive an email with instructions to download your study guide.

Please note that this study guide is an ebook and is not printable. We encourage you to outline the guide to help with the studying process.
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WHAT DID THEY SAY?

This guide helped me cut right to the chase and really helped me to be motivated to study. I didn’t waist any time looking up irrelevant information.

Jeremy
Board Eligible Orthotist/Prosthetist

Thanks to the Prosthetic Study Guide, I passed my prosthetic CPM exam the first time around! The fully illustrated section on upper extremity prosthetics was a life saver. I wish I had the orthotic version before I took my exam last year.

Steven – CPO

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