Children's aids

Children are not small adults. Therefore, special expertise is required to succeed in the treatment of children, and for the aids to work as well as possible.

When a child needs an assistive device, there are several things to consider, including

  • That the child grows
  • That the assistive device should work in everyday life, whether in kindergarten or at school
  • That it must be the least possible hindrance to play and development with other children

Specialist group

In order to maintain our high level of expertise and ensure continuous development within assistive technology for children and young people, we have established a specialist group that covers all our regions.

Here we share experiences and keep up to date with the latest research in the field. We also work in close collaboration with physiotherapists and doctors.

If your child needs an assistive device, you probably have a lot of questions.

Then you are welcome to contact us and we will assist you as best we can.


Orthosis is a brace or bandage that acts as an external support for muscles, joints, bones and nerves as a result of injury or illness.

The purpose of an orthosis is to relieve pain, facilitate and improve activity or counteract misalignment.

Our orthopaedic engineers are specialists in orthoses

They have extensive experience of orthopaedic technical aids in connection with stroke, ligament injuries, osteoarthritis, fractures and fractures.

When are orthoses used?

For example, orthoses are used for

  • tennis elbow – for relief
  • knee injuries – for pain relief
  • nerve damage or illness – to replace a function that is reduced or lost
  • back pain – to reduce pain
  • knee osteoarthritis – for unloading the painful joint.
  • rehabilitation after surgery or injury – to protect ligaments and soft tissue in the healing process.

Why are orthoses used?

Within the health and care services, we use orthoses in many contexts, including to influence movement patterns so that it becomes as normal as possible despite injury or illness, to protect joints or soft tissue, or to ensure that an injury heals as best as possible.

Using an orthosis can have a major impact on the final result after an operation. It can mean the difference between a successful and a less successful result. For example, a ligament that does not have time to heal may end up longer, than it should be, resulting is less stability than expected.

For osteoarthritis

If you have arthrosis, an orthosis can contribute to significantly reduce pain, to better function and a generally better condition. The research shows that many continue to be as active as before they got the pain.

We have extensive experience with orthoses and are committed to finding the solution that is best for you and your situation.


A prosthesis replaces a body part that is lost due to injury or illness, or because it was missing at birth.

The purpose of the prosthesis is to function as closely as possible to the body part that has been replaced. This means that it must be able to load and/or transfer force.

Prosthetics may also be relevant for purely aesthetic reasons.

In case of amputation

Sometimes the state of the patients health is so severe that a body part needs to be amputated. Then an individually adapted prosthetic can make a big and positive difference.

The most common cause of leg amputation in Norway is wounds that do not heal due to poor blood circulation. This may be due to diabetes or an acute stop in circulation, among other things. If a body part has been seriously injured in an accident, amputation may be the only solution. Diseases such as cancer can also lead to amputation. Regardless of the cause and which body part is amputated, most people want a prosthesis.

Our orthopedic engineers, lower-limb prosthetics specialists, have extensive experience in producing and fitting prostheses for amputees. We work with all types of prosthetics, both for below the knee- , knee- , femur- and hip protesis.

Whether you're going through an amputation – or have already been amputated – you probably have a lot of questions. You are welcome to contact us and we will assist as best we can with information and support. Sometimes talking to someone in the same situation is good and helpful, and we are happy to help you get in touch with others who have been through an amputation.

Our engineers are also present at several rehabilitation centers specializing in leg amputations, in order to perform adjustments to the prosthesis as the amputation stump matures and the gait pattern improves.

We want to be constantly evolving so that we can always provide you with the best and targeted treatment – and that you, as quickly as possible get the best possible function and correspondingly a good quality of life.


Our orthopedic engineers, lower-limb prosthetics specialists, have extensive experience in producing and fitting prostheses for amputees. We work with all types of prosthetics, both for below the knee- , knee- , femur- and hip protesis.

The orthopaedic engineer can measure the prosthesis using various measurement methods. 

If the conditions are right, we use the Direct Socket casting method, where the prosthetic socket is cast directly onto the amputation stump. This technique makes it possible to start prosthetic training immediately after fitting the prosthesis, as measurements and testing take place on the same day. This also means that patients can make fewer trips to and from the clinic for measurement and fitting/testing. 

We also strive to involve you, the patient, in the entire process to deliver the best possible results.

A prosthesis is a mechanical or technical device that shall replace the complete or partial loss of body part of a moving organ. In practice, it often revolves around arm prostheses and bone prostheses.

Arm prostheses

When the prosthesis replaces an important function we can make a conventional prosthesis that is controlled using wire or an electric prosthesis where the movements are controlled by electrodes. If the arm prosthesis is for purely cosmetic reasons we will emphasize making it as life- like as possible, and with the lowest possible weight.

Leg prostheses

This will always be made individually so that it is adapted to your body as well as possible. What the prosthesis should look like and what functions it should have depends on your possibilities and activity level.

If you are amputated below the knee, so that you still have your own knee joint, the prosthesis is attached to your calf. If you are amputated above or at the knee joint, the prosthetic socket will have an artificial knee joint and be attached to the thigh.

Special prostheses

When regular prostesis do not work well enough we can make a special prosthesis. For example, it can be a ski pole prosthesis that must be more flexible than a regular prosthesis, or prosthesis for running and swimming.

If you have not had a prosthesis before, or need a new one that is better adapted to your needs, you are welcome to a consultation with us. We have extensive experience in the development and adaptation of prosthetics and are comited to finding the best solution for you and your needs.

Orthoses foot

A foot disorder or gait dysfunction can lead to pain in other parts of the body, such as the back, pelvis, hips or knees.

A footbed can help reduce your pain.

Footbeds/insoles are shoe inserts that are individually made or adapted to the foot. Footbeds combined with the correct shoes, can correct and unload malalignments, relieve painful areas and make sure to distribute the load evenly under the sole of the foot.


Shoe inserts that are individually adapted to the foot are called a footbed. Often the footbed is used together with special shoes. Insoles are ready made inserts, that are adapted to your needs.

The purpose of footbeds is to correct malalignment, relieve sore areas or distribute the load evenly under the sole of the foot.

Sore areas are not only limited to the feet. Pain in the back, pelvis, hips and knees may also be related to foot disorders or defects in walking function. In these cases, a footbed can alleviate pain and a help with a better everyday life.

The footbed is made after a footprint and a plaster cast or a scanning of the foot . For the footbed to function optimally, good and proper shoes are also required.

On average, each of us will go a distance equivalent to four laps around the earth during our lifetime, and for each step the foot is loaded by up to twice the body weight. Therefore it is important to take care of your feet!

If you are in pain and want to look at the possibility of a footbed or special shoes you are welcome to a consultation with us. We have extensive experience in the production and adaptation of inserts and shoes. Based on your specific needs, we find the type that is best for you.


Our orthopedic enginers (CPOs) are concerned with the interaction created between the foot, the insole or footbed and the shoe. They have great knowledge of the anatomy and biomechanics of the foot, and specialize in being able to select or create the insoes/footbeds and shoes that are best based on your needs. It ensures that you will have an optimal effect, whether you need help with a foot ulcer or a solution that takes relives the pain in your heel when playing football.

To make a footbed, we first need to make a model of your foot. This can be done using a scanner, plaster or foam impression. The insole is made from this individual model. It is possible to use the same model to make several copies. "Insoles" are prefabricated soles that are customized from a footprint.

For those who need wound relief or unloading, we also have customi made medical shoes. Contact us and we will be happy to assist you!

The requisition

We start with the prescription you have received from your specialist doctor, if you have one, and analyze the situation so that together we can find the right assistive device for your needs.

Approved application

After some time, you will be notified whether your application has been approved or rejected.

Financial support

Before we create your solution, we submit an application to NAV for financial support.

Production of your assistive device

Once the application has been approved, it takes a short time to produce your assistive device, depending on how advanced the solution is.

Consultation with an orthopedist

Consultation with an orthopedist
Are you unsure whether you can benefit from an assistive device and how to proceed?

We offer consultation with orthopedic specialist so that you can assess the need for a medical aid.

Price from NOK 900 – NOK 1500 depending on whether there is an investigation or other consultations with the orthopedics.

Based on your situation, we discuss the different possibilities together so that we find the solution that is best for you.

You will also get information about support schemes, and we are happy to assist with application processes and other practical matters.

Our goal is to keep getting better. To ensure continuous development, we have established a specialist group that includes all of our regions, where we share experiences and keep up to date with the latest news in the area. We believe this is absolutely necessary in order to deliver the solution that is best for you.

Together with our sister company Team Olmed in Sweden, we have a dedicated development programme, which ensures the transmission and development of knowledge, this will help to secure the level of competence of our employees.