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Published on February 26, 2019

Gundersen offers custom-made orthoses, prostheses in-house

Patients who need custom or ready-made splints, braces, orthoses or prosthetic limbs can find a one-stop shop at Gundersen Health System.

The Orthotics and Prosthetics department includes three board-certified orthotists and a dedicated prosthetist to serve the needs of patients with missing limbs.

They have decades of experience designing, creating and fitting custom-made products for children and adults, including:

  • Knee braces for arthritic pain management and sports injuries
  • Spinal supports for back pain, scoliosis and spinal injuries
  • Leg braces for all types of injuries
  • Cranial helmets for plagiocephaly and trauma
  • Upper extremity devices for a variety of diagnoses
  • Prostheses for trauma, disease or congenital conditions

Other area exclusives include:

  • VertAlign thoracolumbosacral orthosis (TLSO) spinal support system
  • SureStep pediatric orthoses
  • STARband remolding helmet
  • Charleston Bending Brace for nocturnal treatment of scoliosis
  • WalkAide functional e-stim device

The Orthotics and Prosthetics department also offers state-of-the-art digital and laser scanning along with computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) fabrication for some custom-fabricated devices.

Patients are seen Monday through Friday in La Crosse and Onalaska.

For more information or to refer a patient for consultation, contact Gundersen Orthotics and Prosthetics via MedLink at (800) 336-5465 or (608) 775-5465.

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