Technical Orthopaedics


The Vereinigung Technische Orthopädie [Association of Technical Orthopaedics] (VTO) works in the field of supplying prosthetics, orthoses and technical aids, in the area of orthopaedic shoe technology, as well as in rehabilitation (technical orthopaedics).

Its main tasks are: 

  • To promote technical orthopaedics in research, teaching, and practical applications
  • To establish an interdisciplinary consulting and research network
  • To participate in scientific conferences
  • To further develop DIN-ISO guidelines

The organisation is an interdisciplinary association: Members may be either doctors with an interest in technical orthopaedics, or any other person that proves to be well aligned with the objectives of technical orthopaedics.

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