Technician-Orthotic/Prosthetic

Person trained to fabricate, repair and maintain orthoses or prostheses under the supervision of an orthotist/prosthetist.

Tendinitis

Inflammation of a tendon.

Tennis Elbow

Inflammation of the elbow. Medical term is epicondylitis.

Terminal swing

The part of walking when the foot is just about to contact the floor.

T.F.

Transfemoral.

T.F.-prosthesis

Transfemoral prosthesis.

T.F.-socket

Transfemoral socket.

Thoracic

Related to the trunk/rib cage.

Tibia

Bone located on the front of leg below the knee. Also known as shin bone.

Tibial condyle

Top part of the tibia.

Tibial crest

Front edge of the tibia(shin) bone.

Tibial progression

The forward movement of the tibia from heel contact to toe off.

T.L.S.O.

Thoraco-Lumbo-Sacral Orthosis.

Total contact socket

socket providing equal surface contact all over.

Total surface bearing (socket)

Socket providing equal surface contact all over.

Transfemoral

A type of amputation that occurs above the knee.

Transfers

Moving from one position to another (such as from sitting on a bed to sitting in a wheelchair).

Transhumeral

A type of amputation that occurs above the elbow.

Transradial

A type of amputation that occurs at the forearm.

Transtibial

A type of amputation that occurs below the knee.

T.T.

Transtibial amputation.

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