TAP KRUGER Orthotics & Prosthetics in Glenwood Durban

Enhance your physical ability

TAP Kruger & Associates are Suppliers and Manufacturers of orthotics & prosthetics:

  • Corrective and sport injury bracing
  • Computerized gait analysis
  • Custom moulded foot orthotics
  • Custom moulded/prefabricated spinal bracing, lower and upper limb orthosis
  • Upper and lower limb custom prosthetics
  • Custom life-like foot and hand silicone prosthesis

Sales of: Wheelchairs, walking frames, crutches, range of movement knee and elbow braces, plantar fasciitis and achilles tendonitis night splints, monkey chains, toilet seat raisers, bed cradles etc.

Do you need an Orthotic or Prosthetic? The Orthotic & Prosthetic profession exists for the primary purpose of assisting patients in maintaining functional lives. The Medical Orthotist & Prosthetist shall be responsible for making the greatest possible effort to satisfy the patient’s orthotic or prosthetic requirements, thereby enhancing their physical ability.

TAP Kruger & Associates offer the most appropriate advice and service and they always use the most suitable componentry. Follow up consultations and advice forms part of our normal  practice and protocol.

Orthotics & Prosthetics

An Orthotist / Prosthetist is a highly specialised and skilled member of the medical team, who deals with the measuring, designing, manufacturing and fitment of products to support a part of the human body.

Orthotics

The support or bracing of the body.

Orthotics includes products such as knee, neck and leg braces, hand splints, foot supports. surgical corsets and shoe modifications. External appliances include wheelchairs, crutches and walking aids.

Prosthetics

Replacement of a part or whole limb.

Prosthetics also includes partial facial prosthetics and external breast prostheses.