Tapas Priyaranjan Behera*
Department of Prosthetist and Orthotist, Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya National Institute for Persons with Disabilities, New Delhi, India
*Corresponding Author: Tapas Priyaranjan Behera, Department of Prosthetist and Orthotist, Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya National Institute for Persons with Disabilities, New Delhi, India.
Received: June 19, 2021; Published: July 01, 2021
Sustainable development is a unique concept that human societies must live and progress with fulfilling their needs without compromising the ability of future generations’ necessity.Objectives of sustainable rehabilitation for persons with disabilities
Mobility is the first step to access basic rights including access to food, shelter, education, job/income, equal opportunities and equal citizenship. Prosthetics and orthotics services play a significant role in enabling a person with disability to mobile, a passive receiver to an active contributor, and isolation to inclusion. They also help to provide further means towards equality by helping a child with disability to go to school or an adult with disability to go for skills training or income generation activities.Role of prosthetist and orthotist
Rehabilitation is teamwork and prosthetist and orthotist is a key member in it. Prosthetist and orthotist is tertiary qualified Allied Health Professionals who assess and treat the physical and functional limitations of people resulting from illnesses and disabilities, including limb amputations. They are professionally trained and qualified enough to prescribe, design, fit and monitor the functionality of biomechanically designed human interface device-Orthoses and prostheses. For sustainable development, the clinical Prosthetist and Orthotist is not only responsible to prescribe, design, fit and monitor orthoses and prostheses but also to counsel, to train and to socially connected with the patient for tele rehabilitation services for societal development with link mechanism. In current scenario the role of Prosthetist and Orthotist is not only limited with the clinical Rehabilitation services of PwDs but also they become the integral part of
Orthotist/Prosthetist is the expert in furnishing appropriate clinical and biomechanical considerations of orthosis intervention in pre and post operative measure for early recovery.In tertiary prevention, we try to prevent transformation of disability to handicapped stage by Proper Rehabilitation planning by provision of
The mesmerise approach of this concept is to develop the social beings in progressive way by providing equal opportunity to every element of the community irrespective of their capacities.
Citation: Tapas Priyaranjan Behera. “Sustainable Development of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) through Clinical Health Care by Prosthetics and Orthotics Professionals".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 4.8 (2021): 01.
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