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Practitioner Exam References and Reading List

May 2023



  • AAOS Atlas of Orthoses and Assistive Devices. 5th Edition. Hsu, Michael and Fisk, Mosby, 2018.
  • Alexander, Ian J. The Foot, Examination and Diagnosis. Churchill Livingstone, Inc., 1997.
  • Atlas of Orthotics: Biomechanical Principles and Application. 2nd edition. Edited by William Bunch, et al. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1985.
  • Blount, Walter P., and John H. Moe. The Milwaukee Brace. 2nd edition. Williams and Wilkins, Co., 1980.
  • Bowker, John, and Pfeifer, Michael, Eds. Levin and O’Neal’s The Diabetic Foot. Mosby, 2007.
  • Clinical Aspects of Lower Extremity Orthotics. Edited by Donald Weber. Elgan Enterprises/Canadian Association of Prosthetics and Orthotics, 1990.
  • Decker, Wayne, and Albert, Stephen. Contemporary Pedorthics. Elton-Wolf, 2002.
  • Donatelli, Robert A. The Biomechanics of the Foot and Ankle. 2nd sub-edition. F.A. Davis Co., 1995.
  • Edelstein, Joan, and Jan Bruckner. Orthotics: A Comprehensive Clinical Approach. Slack Inc., 2002.
  • Inman, Verne T., J.B. Stiehl.  Inmans Joints of the Ankle. 2nd edition. Williams and Wilkins Co., 1991.
  • Lonstein John, et al. Moe’s Textbook of Scoliosis and Other Spinal Deformities, 3rd edition. W. B. Saunders, 1995.
  • Lovell and Winter’s Pediatric Orthopaedics. 7th edition. Edited by Stuart L. Weinstein and John M. Flynn. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014.
  • Mercier, Lonnie R. Practical Orthopaedics. 6th edition. Mosby, 2008.
  • Neuwirth, Michael, and Kevin Osborn. The Scoliosis Handbook. Henry Holt and Co., 1996.
  • Orthotics: Clinical Practice and Rehabilitation Technology. Edited by John B. Redford, John V. Basmajian and Paul Troutman. Churchill Livingstone, Inc., 1995.
  • Philips, J.W. The Functional Foot Orthosis. Churchill Livingston, 1995.
  • Salter, Robert B. Textbook of Disorders and Injuries of the Musculoskeletal System. 3rd edition. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 1999.
  • Valmassy, Ronald. Clinical Biomechanics of the Lower Extremities. Mosby, 1996.
  • Wu, Kent K. Foot Orthoses: Principles and Clinical Applications. Williams and Wilkins Co., 1990.