Mr Jean Britz – Orthotist & Prosthetist at Mediclinic Tzaneen

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About Mr Jean Britz – Orthotist & Prosthetist

Mr Jean Britz is a qualified doctor who works at Mediclinic Tzaneen as a Orthotist & Prosthetist.

Some Relevant Insights:

An Orthotist & Prosthetist at Mediclinic specializes in designing, fabricating, and fitting orthotic and prosthetic devices. Orthotics are supportive devices like braces or splints used to correct or accommodate the function of a limb or the torso, while prosthetics are artificial limbs designed to replace a part of the body that has been amputated or is congenitally missing. Here’s a closer look at the roles and contributions of orthotists and prosthetists:

Custom Design and Fabrication: Orthotists and prosthetists work closely with patients to create custom-designed orthotic and prosthetic devices. These devices are tailored to each individual’s specific needs, ensuring they provide the correct support, functionality, and comfort. The process involves taking precise measurements, considering the patient’s lifestyle and activity level, and using materials that suit the patient’s unique requirements.

Improving Mobility and Functionality: The primary goal of these professionals is to improve the patient’s mobility and functionality, enabling them to perform daily activities more efficiently and comfortably. Prosthetic devices help amputees regain lost capabilities, while orthotic devices support and enhance the function of weakened or deformed body parts.

Rehabilitation Support: Orthotists and prosthetists play a crucial role in the rehabilitation process. They work in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team, including physicians, physiotherapists, and occupational therapists, to ensure the orthotic or prosthetic device effectively contributes to the patient’s rehabilitation goals.

Ongoing Care and Adjustments: These professionals provide ongoing care to their patients, making necessary adjustments to the devices as the patient’s condition evolves or improves. This might include resizing prosthetics, modifying orthotics for better support, or updating devices based on the patient’s feedback and changing needs.

Education and Training: Orthotists and prosthetists also educate patients on how to use and care for their devices properly. They offer training on walking with a new prosthetic limb, for example, or adjusting to an orthotic device. This education is vital for ensuring the patient’s comfort and the device’s longevity.

Visiting an Orthotist & Prosthetist at Mediclinic means receiving specialized care aimed at enhancing your quality of life through the use of orthotic and prosthetic devices. Whether you’re adapting to life after amputation or need support for a physical impairment, these professionals provide the expertise, support, and personalized devices to help you achieve greater independence and functionality.

Mr Jean Britz Qualifications and Accreditations

HPC Reg No: OS0003832

Practice No: 870008700958

Qualifications:

1989 Nat Dip Med Orth & Prosth (SA), Pretoria Technicon

Mr Jean Britz’s Consultation Fees

Mr Jean Britz’s Consultation Fees vary based on several factors, including the type of consultation (initial visit, follow-up, specialized treatment), the complexity of the medical issue being addressed, and whether the patient is covered by medical aid or paying in cash. Additionally, fees may differ for procedures or tests that are conducted during the consultation. Lastly, to ensure you have the most current information on Mr Jean Britz’s consultation fee structure for both medical aid and cash patients, please use the contacts below to inquire about the latest rates.

Mr Jean Britz Contacts

Tel: 015 3072704

Physical Address: Room 9, Ivory Tusk Lodge, Douglas Street, Tzaneen, 0850

Practice Location: Mediclinic Tzaneen

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