Orthotics information

The use of orthopedic means like orthotics can prevent future damages and increase the level of activity by reducing pain. Our  unique four-steps level of treatment makes it possible to, specificly, act to treat various types of damages and, if wanted, to achieve a supervised rehabilitation. The step 1 grade is a light stabilizing and step 4 grade is a complete stabilizing or a controlled mobility. This is a good alternative of treatment when it comes to ageing animals and when/or medical reasons exclude surgery. Orthotics is a practical way of treatment and is less costly than many other treatments. Orthotics also could be used prior to or after surgery and be part of a successful rehabilitation program.

Treatment in 4 grades


Orthotics is to be used at:

  • Emergency damages
  • Overloading damages
  • Pain
  • Inflammation
  • Sprains
  • Muscle rupture
  • Joint wear – Arthrosis
  • Postoperative
  • Occasional paresis

Scandi Orthopedic can supply you with the following:

  • Treatment grades 1-4, four different variations of Carpalorthtics
  • Forelegs, Dorsalflexion Assist
  • Treatment grades 1-4, four different variattions of Hocl orthotics.
  • Hind legs Dorsalflexion Assist
  • Knee orthotics
  • Bilateral Hip orthotics.
  • Elbow orthotics.
  • Back of the head orthotics.
  • Back orthotics.
  • Shoulder orthotics.

There are further variations of specially adapted orthotics.. When wanted, The orthotics can be completely rigid at the start and can be come more mobile in order to adapt/increase the rehabilitation.

Qualifications of orthotics.

The Orthotics are developed with a bio-mechanical consideration.  Our unique 4-steps grade of treatment makes it possible to specifically act and treat different types of damages and, if wanted, achieve a supervised rehabilitation. Grade 1 is a light rehabilizing and Grade 4 is a complete rehabilizing or a supervised mobility. Grade 4 is specifically adapted after a casting, in order to achieve a comfortable and direct fit followint the dog anatomy.

Orthotics are designed for the following three purposes:

  1. Prophylaxis
  2. Products of Rehabilitation.
  3. Function

The flow of treatments.


In order to achieve optimum results of treatments, it is important to consider:

  • Good fit
  • The correct, anatomical, application of the Orthotics.
  • The suspension device.

A good fit is important in order to counteract movements between the orthotics and the leg that could lead to complications. When applying the orthotics, it i important that the joint of the orthotis and the anatomical joint are correctly applied, in the right position, to achieve an optimum and efficient treatment.