What is OPAI?

The National Professional body of Prosthetics & Orthotics was established in the year 1979 under the Indian Societies Registration Act and was named as Orthotics & Prosthetics Society of India (OPSI). Later the title was restructured as Orthotics & Prosthetics Association of India (OPAI) for the administrative conveniences. OPAI has been the platform for academic developments and to bring all Prosthetics & Orthotics Professionals together. OPAI-being the only apex body of P&O Professionals in India conducted 27 National Conferences, many CREs and Workshops. As a professional Association, OPAI endeavours to maintain high standards for professional practices in India in the field of Prosthetics and Orthotics. OPAI is actively involved in standardization of Prostheses, Orthoses and Mobility devices in the Bureau of Indian Standard as the member of technical Committee. The choice of every passed out P&O Professional is OPAI and thus functioning with strength of maximum number of P&O Professionals of India. 

Become A Member

All the RCI recognized degree and /or Master degree holders in Prosthetics and Orthotics become a member in Orthotics and Prosthetics Association of India. Apply for membership in the membership form given in the website in members link.


The upcoming OPAI Zonal Continuing Rehabilitation Education (CRE)  Program on Direct Socket technology for Lower Extremity Prosthesis, scheduled to be held at the National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (NIEPMD), Chennai, on the 10th  and 11th  of August 2024. This event is accredited by the Rehabilitation Council of India (RCI).

The CRE program aims to enhance the knowledge and skills of professionals working in the field of rehabilitation, with a focus on the latest advancements and best practices. 

The CRE is highly relevant and will provide an opportunity to learn from the experts in the field in this new method of socket fitment. Attending and presenting at this event will enhance the academic and professional skills. This will also help me the Professionals to earn 12 CRE points to renew their  RCI CRR number.

The Registration Links are:  https://forms.gle/pePAhJX2p16yUbqy9