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Manchester Orthotics provide specialist assessments and reports. We provide the following:

Medico Legal Assessments and Reports

Medico legal assessments and reports are provided by our expert orthotists.

The medico-legal reports written by our orthotists can provide advice regarding:

  • The orthotic needs of the claimant
  • The amount and cost of on-going orthotic input
  • Orthotics required to allow the claimant to maximise their potential
  • The capital and annual costs of orthotics
  • The suitability of current orthotics

How long will the report take?

The initial assessment is undertaken within two weeks of instruction. The medico-legal orthotist report will be provided within four weeks of the initial assessment.

How much will it cost?

Following your initial enquiry a written quotation for an orthotist expert assessment and report can be provided. This quotation will be broken down into the individual elements of the assessment and report. Costs vary depending on the location of the assessment and the complexity of the case and report.

How to instruct Manchester Orthotics

Written or emailed instruction is required prior to us arranging the assessment visit. Instruction must be in line with PD Part 35. The following information will need to be included in the instruction:

  • Confirm acceptance of our terms and conditions
  • Capacity of appointment
  • Services required
  • Purpose of the report
  • Issues to be addressed
  • Timescales
  • Relevant medical records
  • Other expert reports
  • Witness statements
  • Particulars of claim and defence
  • Any relevant court orders
  • Schedule of loss
  • Other relevant background information
  • Please also advise party / parties responsible for the payment of fees

To find out more about our medico legal report writing service please contact Manchester Orthotics on 0161 883 0355.

Assessment and recommendation reports

The specialist orthotists at Manchester Orthotics can provide assessments and reports detailing the assessment findings and recommending orthotic products. This service is often utilised by individuals who are requesting funding for their orthotics from a third party or case managers / solicitors who are requesting funds via an insurance company. The assessment and recommendation reports can provide information regarding the intended benefits of the orthotics and prices. Fitting and review appointments can also be included in the costings.

To arrange an appointment call Manchester Orthotics now on 0161 883 0355, or email us at

What we treat

Manchester Orthotics provide orthoses to a wide range of individuals with a huge variety of conditions.

Types of orthotic

We are unique in the fact that as we are independent we can provide orthotics from all orthotics manufacturers.

What is an orthotic?

An orthotic is an orthopedic device that supports or corrects the function of a limb or the torso.

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