Prosthetics and Orthotics Manufacturing Guidelines

30-06-2007 PublicationRef. 0868

These guidelines are designed for use by specialized audiences interested in manufacturing high-quality assistive devices using polypropylene technology. Four informative manuals are intended to promote and enhance the standardization of ICRC polypropylene technology, provide support for training in the use of this technology, and promote good practice.

The CD-ROM included in the ring binder, containing the full text in PDF format and PowerPoint presentations, is an excellent training resource.


1. Lower limb Prosthetics

Partial Foot Prosthesis

Trans-Tibial Prosthesis

Trans-Femoral Prosthesis

Alignment Jig for Lower-Limb Prosthetics

Push-fit Syme prosthesis

Syme prosthesis with “medial window”

( Please note, Push-fit Syme prosthesis and Syme prosthesis with “medial window” files are available online only and are not included in the CD-ROM)

2. Upper limb Prosthetics

Trans-Radial Prosthesis

Trans-Humeral Prosthesis


3. Lower limb Orthotics

Ankle-Foot Orthosis

Patellar Tendon-Bearing Orthosis



4. Upper Limb Orthoses

Upper Limb Orthoses

(available online only)


5. Prosthetics-orthotics Thermoforming polypropylene
    (draping technique)

Prostethics-orthotics Thermoforming polypropylene

  • Copyright: ICRC
  • Release year: 2007
  • Languages available: English, French
  • Type of product: CD-ROM
  • Price: CHF 25.-
  • Reference: 0868