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Making the most of your visit
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Many people are unsure on how to prepare for their visit to see their prosthetist or orthotist. Here are some suggestions that will make your visit more efficient.
Be on time for your appointment
On your first visit, bring your prescription from the referring physician
Bring all of your current insurance, Medicare, Medicaid cards
Let us know if your insurance, address, or phone number has changed
Be prepared to discuss your personal health history and current conditions
Be prepared to discuss your personal goals and activities
Bring a family member or friend. It is easy to forget much of what was discussed during an
Don’t be embarrassed to ask your prosthetist/orthotist to explain medical words in simple terms
until you are sure you understand
Bring a pair of shorts if we are measuring or fitting a device to your leg
Bring a pair of lace up or Velcro shoes
Please turn off your cell phone
Before your appointment, make a list of any questions that you want to ask your
If you are coming for an adjustment, make sure you can describe where you are experiencing the
problem or irritation
Make sure you understand what you are supposed to do at home after being fit with a device:
gradually increasing the wear schedule, checking your skin for signs of irritation, how to remove
the device, etc.