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Recovering After Lower Limb Amputation

Recovering after lower limb amputation

Recovering after a lower limb amputation may be an emotional journey. This information will help you know where to begin and to understand the next steps in your recovery. It covers everything from before your surgery to after your surgery, including physical changes, relationships, body image, sexuality, and driving a vehicle.

Your healthcare team will support you during your rehabilitation journey. The most important member of the team is you. Your team is here to help you learn how to live with your amputation and will help you at each step of your recovery. If you have questions or need more information, talk to your healthcare team, and visit the resources section.​

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