History of Orthotics Bibliography

Compiled from MEDLINE/PubMed
via the web site of the US National Library of Medicine

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Ata-Abadi, R. and K. Idelberger (1974). “[History of the orthopedic foot-support (author's transl)].” Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb 112(2): 354-61.

Ball, K. (1998). “Discover a little history of products and your patients.” Todays Surg Nurse 20(4): 3-6.

Boni, T. and B. Ruttimann (1994). “[Changes in technological orthopedics--function and esthetics].” Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb 132(3): 174-9.

Carter, A. J. (1991). “Hugh Owen Thomas: the cripple's champion.” Bmj 303(6817): 1578-81.

Clippinger, F. W., Jr. (1979). “Bert R. Titus, C.P.O., 1924-1978.” Bull Prosthet Res(10-31): 214-5.

Farrell-Beck, J. (1995). “Medical and commercial supports for scoliotic patients, 1819-1935.” Caduceus 11(3): 143-63.

Harvey, A. M. (1982). “Orthopaedic surgery at Johns Hopkins: a heritage of excellence in clinical practice, training and research.” Johns Hopkins Med J 150(6): 221-45.

Heim, M. and T. Steinbach (1988). “Update on the use of orthotics in hemophilia.” Orthop Rev 17(10): 975-8.

Hughes, J. (1993). “Development of prosthetic/orthotic education and training.” J Med Eng Technol 17(5): 193-6.

Hull, G. and J. Fairbank (1995). “Robert Chessher.” Spine 20(5): 620-3.

Jacobs, N. A. (1993). “The international development of prosthetics and orthotics.” J Med Eng Technol 17(5): 199-201.

Kaelin, A. J. (1987). “[Idiopathic scoliosis of children and adolescents: natural history, therapeutic indications and treatment principles].” Ther Umsch 44(10): 739-45.

Kondrashin, N. I. and D. A. Iaremenko (1988). “[The role of the Kharkov M.I. Sitenko Scientific Research Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology in the development of Russian Prosthetics and Orthotics (on the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Institute)].” Ortop Travmatol Protez(1): 71-4.

Lanska, D. J. and J. M. Edmonson (1990). “The suspension therapy for tabes dorsalis. A case history of a therapeutic fad.” Arch Neurol 47(6): 701-4.

Lee, W. E. (2001). “Podiatric biomechanics. An historical appraisal and discussion of the Root model as a clinical system of approach in the present context of theoretical uncertainty.” Clin Podiatr Med Surg 18(4): 555-684; discussion 685-90, v.

Mehlman, C. T. and J. P. Schwegmann (2000). “Hyphenated history: Knight-Taylor spinal orthosis.” Am J Orthop 29(6): 479-80, 483.

Mittelmeier, H. (1988). “[Diagnosis and treatment of congenital dysplasia of the hip joint in the Federal Republic of Germany].” Chir Narzadow Ruchu Ortop Pol 53(2): 87-90.

Murdoch, G. (1993). “Application of art, science and gumption in the care of the disabled.” J Med Eng Technol 17(5): 179-82; discussion 197-8.

Nowakowski, A. and L. Labaziewicz (1996). “[A historical review of treatment of scoliosis].” Chir Narzadow Ruchu Ortop Pol 61(3): 237-46.

Oberg, K. (1991). “Cost-benefits in orthopaedic technology by using thermoplastics in developing countries.” Prosthet Orthot Int 15(1): 18-22.

Oehme, J. (1993). “[The 150th birthday of Otto Heubner 21 January 1993].” Monatsschr Kinderheilkd 141(1): 7-9.

Pavlik, A. (1992). “The functional method of treatment using a harness with stirrups as the primary method of conservative therapy for infants with congenital dislocation of the hip. 1957.” Clin Orthop(281): 4-10.

Payne, C. B. (1998). “The past, present, and future of podiatric biomechanics.” J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 88(2): 53-63.

Ruttimann, B. and T. Boni (2000). “[Crooked and short legs. Historical retrospect].” Orthopade 29(9): 750-6.

Schuster, R. O. (1974). “A history of orthopedics in podiatry.” J Am Podiatry Assoc 64(5): 332-45.

Skliar, J. D. (2001). “Critique of Podiatric biomechanics by William Eric Lee, DPM.” Clin Podiatr Med Surg 18(4): 685-90, vi.

Starrett, C. J. (1994). “Historical review and current use of the Whitman/Robert's orthoses in biomechanical therapy.” Clin Podiatr Med Surg 11(2): 231-9.

Takechi, H. (1992). “History of prostheses and orthoses in Japan.” Prosthet Orthot Int 16(2): 98-103.

Wernick, J. (2001). “The change in orthotic making techniques with the development of current biomechanical theories.” Clin Podiatr Med Surg 18(4): 715-7, vii.

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