The goal of Post Acute Medical’s Amputation Rehabilitation Program is to help patients recovering from an amputation achieve their highest level of independent function. Amputation is the removal of a limb or part of a limb. The cause for amputation is most often trauma or surgery. An amputation is sometimes done to control an underlying disease, such as gangrene or a tumor.
Our comprehensive rehabilitation program promotes early mobility, reduces pain, and assists with the care and healing of the amputation site.
Our Amputee rehabilitation program provides:
Individualized treatment plan
Therapy administered by licensed clinicians
Specialized physicians and nurses equipped to treat underlying medical conditions
Focus on improving function in mobility, activities of daily living, psychosocial adjustment and community access
Evaluation for prosthesis and preparation for prosthetic use
Consultation with prosthetist
Strengthening and endurance training
Home/work site analysis
Patient and family education and counseling
We also provide continued services following discharge from our hospital, including: