Published August 08, 2016
Staff Sgt. Joy Victoria and Staff Sgt. Maria Cook, use the milling machine to cut arch support inserts, Oct. 9 at the David Grant Medical Center brace shop. (US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Liliana Moreno)
Tech. Sgt. Amy Touchette and Staff Sgt. Maria Cook, prepare to sand arch support inserts, Oct. 9 at the David Grant Medical Center brace shop. (US Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Liliana Moreno)
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The Brace Shop at David Grant USAF Medical Center provides competent orthotic services in a courteous, professional, and timely manner to Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs TRICARE eligible patients.
DGMC's Brace Shop is capable of designing, fabricating, fitting and modifying a full range of orthopedic appliances to include treatment of preoperative and postoperative patients, sports injuries, disabilities, chronic pain and minor maladies. By adapting a team approach to treatment, we insure the highest quality of care and patient satisfaction.
The Brace Shop is a "walk-in" clinic open all weekdays except for the fourth Thursday of each month for in-house training of our personnel. Patients must be referred by a medical provider. Follow-up appointments can be made in the Brace Shop if needed.
Who we see:
We see all TRICARE beneficiaries. Active-duty members will have priority placement for appointments and will be seen at DGMC. All other beneficiary categories will be seen at DGMC on a "space available" basis.
All ages, from neonate to geriatrics.
We provide a wide range of over-the-counter and custom-made braces to include:
Back supports to include maternity
Ankle Foot Orthotics
Orthopedic pre/post-op fittings
Custom braces (must be referred from Neurosurgeon, Orthopedic Surgeon, or Podiatrist)
Services that we do NOT offer:
Clinical Information we need from patients:
For referrals to the Brace Shop, we require a consult to be entered into CHCS or AHLTA by the referring physician. The referral must include a detailed diagnosis and requested brace.
Level 1 (1st floor - South side of facility), Room 1C251 across from the Orthopedics Clinic
Walk- in Hours are:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 0800-1200 & 1300-1500
Tuesday and Thursday 0700-1100 & 1430-1630
Closed the fourth Thursday of each month for Medical Group training
Weekends, Federal Holidays and AMC-designated Family Days: Closed