SAOPA promotes ethical and professional Orthotic and Prosthetic service delivery by advancing high standards of patient care through technology, education, research, knowledge, advocacy and collaboration.

What are orthotics
and prosthetics

Orthotics refer to bracing or splints that provide support or correction of a limb or body part.

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Prosthetics refer to artificial limbs or devices that replace limbs or other body parts lost as a result of amputation.

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Where to study o&p


There are two Universities of Technology where you can study Medical Orthotics & Prosthetics

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Wheelchair Rugby


Watch the video – Tuks Wheelchair Rugby

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