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Orthesen - über die Problematik medizinischer Hilfsmittel und deren Lösungsansätze / Orthoses - about the problems of medical aids and their solutions

Veronika Lehner

März / March - 2022

Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule Regensburg

Bachelor of Arts


This project examines the problems that may occur in dealing with foot orthosis. After injuries to the foot, they often have to be worn for a longer period of time and thus have a direct influence on the lives of users over a long period of time. It is an attempt to improve the everyday life in this difficult and painful time respectively to make their situation easier to bear. The product should not only contribute physically through its construction to a more pleasant treatment, but also support the users by its positive appearance. A distance to the dreary and „typical medical“ appearance of many aids should be deliberately created in order to cause no negative associations with it. At the end of the thesis stands a conceptual approach.