Dr. Labdhi Shah
Department of Physiotherapy
Bachelors of Prosthetics and Orthotics (BPO)

Profile

As an allied health professional Dr.Labdhi has volunteered at various hospitals for POCL Medical solutions.

She has volunteered in both departments of prosthetics and orthotics that  includes:

  • Upper extremity orthoses for spinal bracing, cranial orthoses, fracture bracing, hand splinting (for spasticity, mobilization, and rheumatoid arthritis).
  • Lower extremity orthoses include for poliomyelitis, paraplegics (Reciprocating Gait Orthoses-RGO), MMC. MMD etc.

With new trends and years passing by, a prosthetic and orthotic now works upon " diabetic foot care management (e.g. Foot scanning’s and customized insole designing, with cad cam shoes, customized insoles etc.), burns management, keloid’s (the hypertrophic scars), mobility aids needed for ambulation and rehabilitation, 3d printing technology, cosmetic restoration and many more.

 Prosthetics enhances the quality life of amputees for both upper extremity and lower extremity. And hence we try to enhance the life by providing all designs from Indian technology to the hi-tech.

Area Of Interest

  • Prosthetic & Orthotic Fitting
  • Orfit Splinting / Spinal Jacket Moulding
  • Foot Care Management          

Awards and Recognition

  • Presented Poster in National Conference. Orthotics and Prosthetics Association of India (OPAI),2016 at Delhi.Topic was 3D Printing Technology. Won Second Price for The Poster Presentation
  • Certified Orfitologist - Hands on workshop for “Orfit Splinting” organised by ORFIT INDUSTRIES at Bangkok, Thailand
  • Hands on workshop for “Reciprocating Gait Orthoses (RGO) Fitting” for paraplegic patients from the FILLAUER’S EXPERTEE JOHN and CRIS at BIDADA   SARVODAYA TRUST, BHUJ, GUJARAT
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Research Publications

  • An article was published on the annual magazine of “Virat Hindustan Sangam” for fitting prostheses to amputee cows and was honoured for that initiative.