Recovering After Lower Limb Amputation
Before Your Surgery
After Your Surgery
Preventing Stiffness and Loss of Movement
Improving and Maintaining Muscle Strength
Activities of Daily Living
Planning for Your Discharge from the Hospital
Taking Care of Your Health
Care of Your Residual Limb
Care of Your Remaining Leg
Relationships, Body Image, and Sexuality
Driving a Vehicle
Your rehabilitation starts right after surgery. The physiatrist will talk to you about your options for a prosthesis and what you can expect after the surgery.
During your recovery, it will be important to:
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