At   M. H. Mandelbaum Orthotic & Prosthetic Services, Inc., we do more than provide services for our patients/clients, we are a Community Resource Center.  We have an extensive offering of lectures, journals and video available to health care professionals, patients/clients and community members. To arrange an in-service lecture, to utilize our resource room or for more information please call 631 473 8668 or e-mail

Orthotics Lecture Topics Include:

  • Lower Limb Orthoses Comprehensive Overview
  • Ultraflex – Dynamic Stress Orthoses, Indications and Study
  • Scoliosis Orthoses, Conventional, Boston  and 3D Scoliosis Bracing Systems
  • Stance Control KAFO Systems (Horton’s SKOKJ, Becker, Otto Bock & Others)
  • Reciprocating Gait Orthoses, Indications and Variations
  • Oregon Orthotic Systems
  • Lower Limb Orthotic Gait Deviations and Orthotic Indications
  • Pediatric Orthotic Systems, Cascade DAFO & TC2 Pediatric Systems)
  • Post Polio Syndrome Orthotic Intervention
  • Ankle Foot Orthoses – Indications and Prescription Criteria
  • Spinal Orthoses Prescription Considerations
  • Upper Extremity Orthoses Prescription Considerations and Overview
  • Wound Care Offloading Indications and Design

Prosthetic Lecture Topics Include:

  • Genium, C-Leg (Microprocessor-controlled hydraulic knee with swing & stance phase control)  Patient models available to show features of the way we fit our C-legs.
  • RHEO Knee (Ossur Bionic Systems)
  • K- Level Modifiers (Medicare requirement for prescribing prosthetics)
  • Lower Limb Prosthetic Overview
  • Lower Limb Prosthetic Gait Deviations and Alignment Considerations
  • Lower Limb Amputation Level Terminology Review
  • Immediate Post Operative Prostheses And Removable Rigid Dressings (Flo-Tech Aircast and Other Systems)
  • Post Surgical Residual Limb Control and Rehabilitation Timeline
  • Lower Limb Prosthetic Knee Unit Design and Indications (Otto Bock Matrix)
  • Hip Disarticulation Patient Prosthetic Design and Function
  • Upper Extremity- Conventional, Hybrid And Myoelectric Prosthetic Systems
  • Lower Limb Prosthetics Use and Care
  • VASS Harmony Prosthetic System
  • TTETS/ ETS/ TT/ TF Cad System Overview
  • New Technology in Lower Limb Prosthetics
  • Trans Tibial Ace Wrapping and Shrinker Application Demonstration
  • Upper Extremity Self Suspending Forequarter Shoulder Design
  • Upper Extremity Prosthetic European Harness Options
  • Transtibial Amputation and IPOP Application

Pedorthic Topics Include:

  • Cascade DAFO and SureStep Overview of Foot Orthotics
  • Vascular Disease Offloading Considerations
  • Wound Care Protocol (Offloading Designs and Vascular Disease)

Other Topics:

  • Physical Medicine Rehabilitation – Resident’s Exam Review
  • Orthopedist – Resident’s Exam Review
  • Normal Phases of Gait
  • Splinting and Positioning for The Burn Patient
  • Vascular Disease and Care Program
  • Prosthetics & Orthotics as a Career
  • Orthotic and Prosthetic Device Introduction for Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Introduction to Orthotics & Prosthetics (School Lecture)


You’re ideas for lecture topics are appreciated.
Lectures can also be customized to suit your needs.
We also feature a large video and journal library at our Port Jefferson facility resource room.

Revised: March 2020

3 Medical Drive, Suite C, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776 / Phone: 631-473-8668