The Vereinigung Technische Orthopädie [Association of Technical Orthopaedics] (VTO) works in the field of supplying prosthetics, orthoses and technical aids, in the area of orthopaedic shoe technology, as well as in rehabilitation (technical orthopaedics).
Its main tasks are:
- To promote technical orthopaedics in research, teaching, and practical applications
- To establish an interdisciplinary consulting and research network
- To participate in scientific conferences
- To further develop DIN-ISO guidelines
The organisation is an interdisciplinary association: Members may be either doctors with an interest in technical orthopaedics, or any other person that proves to be well aligned with the objectives of technical orthopaedics.
Website of VTO