The Orthotics and Prosthetics Center has been functioning since 1969.
With the help of the Government of Pakistan, financial grant money was utilised for purchasing equipment and for recurring expenditure of the Center .
What is Orthotics
It is applied to the human body as an external artificial object either to support the paralytic part to help or promote the function of the affected part or to correct the deformity e.g. Polio Braces , Club Foot , Scoliosis.
What is Prosthetics
This is an object which is fitted to the human body as an artificial replacement of the part of the human body e.g. Artificial Leg, Artificial Hand etc.
Approximately 3000 patients attend the O & P Centre every year from all over Pakistan because of the high quality, low cost appliances and individual attention by qualified staff. In 2011-2012 almost 4000 appliances including upper and lower limb prostheses, splints, braces, orthopedic shoes etc. were manufactured and fitted.
A few pictures of appliances