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Orthotics - The facts

Discussion in 'Stickies/Frequently Asked Questions' started by Ninja_Stoker, Apr 9, 2015.

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  1. Ninja_Stoker

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    Below is an extract from the Joint Service Publication (JSP 950) which hopefully makes clear the official service take on this vexed issue.

    In short - Prescribed Orthotics can be a bar to entry. Orthotics can be prescribed in Recruit Training & at any point in your military career and they aren't necessarily a cause of discharge - BUT, if you leave & wish to rejoin, the history can be an issue.

    To complicate matters nationally not all service medical professionals are necessarily aware of this issue as the standards to enter service differ from the standards required to continue serving.

     
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