Our clinical and technical staff

We have an experienced team of clinical Orthotists/Prosthetists providing the highest level of service to our customers.

Your condition may require a multi-discipline approach. We work as a team with Specialist Surgeons, GP's, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Podiatrists and other allied professionals.

Contact us: If you have questions about our services please feel free to contact us either by phone, fax or e-mail.

Des Nicholson     

Medical Orthotist/Prosthetist  - NDMOP(SA),MISPO,MNZOPA

Des qualified as a orthotist/prosthetist in South Africa in 1980. After originally working in the Public sector he went into his own Private Orthotic and Prosthetic practice in 1994. He emigrated with his family to New Zealand in 2002 and after working for a Wellington company decided to establish Orthopro in 2004. Des has also worked at the Artificial limb centre in Wellington. He is a member of the NZOPA and ISPO.

He enjoys all aspects of orthotics and prosthetics from clinical assessment to the manufacturing and fitting. In his spare time he plays oldies rugby, squash and golf and enjoys motor cycling and some crewing on sailboats. On rainy weekends he can be found tinkering in the workshop developing and improving techniques.







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