The Prosthetic and Orthotic unit of VMS was established in Aug 2012 . The centre runs in collaboration with ICRC ( International committee of Red Cross Geneva). The P&O center features a casting room, modification room, grinding room, Trial and fitting room, gait training area and workshop. The prosthesis and orthosis are provided free of cost to the deserving beneficiaries.
The P&O unit of VMS has so far donated 2343 orthosis and 575 prostheses since its inception in 2012. As per the infra structure available currently at VMS, the P&O unit is capable of fabricating the following devices:
– Prosthesis for Lower limb level amputation
– Prosthesis for Upper limb level amputation
An Artificial Limb Centre
An Artificial Limb Centre in Srinagar is silently working on the Rrehabilitation of people who have lost their limbs in accidents, blasts and landmines.