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orthotic

Syllabification: or·thot·ic
Pronunciation: /ôrˈTHädik
 
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Definition of orthotic in English:

adjective

Relating to orthotics.
Example sentences
  • Once her feet stopped growing, she wore an orthotic insert in her left shoe to help her balance.
  • You'd do just as well buying a prefabricated orthotic insert from a drug store as having one custom made.
  • Many problems can be resolved through exercise, but John also makes orthotic insoles that can correct the way you walk.

noun

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An artificial support or brace for the limbs or spine.
Example sentences
  • They also perform biomechanical analysis, assess your gait and make orthotics as needed.
  • I did have one serious problem with my knee but that was a result of wearing ill-fitting orthotics.
  • The orthotic also allowed her to wear two shoes that were the same size, even though her feet were of different size and shape.

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