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Professional exposure at ‘Ortho Care and Foot Care Management Center’ for FDDI, Kolkata students

Under the guidance of highly experienced Faculty of FDDI, professional exposure for 23 students of 2020 batch of School of Footwear Design & Production (FDP) was organized at ‘Ortho Care and Foot Care Management Center’ Kolkata.

During the professional exposure, through demonstration, Mr. Ashok Rath, Prothetist & Orthotist expert explained the students about the foot, heel and ankle conditioning which are becoming major health concern especially for the ageing population.

He explained that proper fitting of shoes are a must which can be made after clinical examination. He further briefed about the relationship between foot type, foot deformity and effectiveness of footwear with orthosis for deformed foot.


He also demonstrated the process making customized shoes right from assessment to manufacturing.

The Foot care management exposure provided an opportunity to the students to acquire knowledge regarding the Foot diagnosis, manufacturing of customized shoes selection and usages of synthetic materials & products & marketing to cater to the contemporary market requirement.