The loss of a limb can be an overwhelming experience. New amputees often feel lost and unsure of what life with limb loss will be like and how to navigate the process of recovering from their experience. The following video series is designed to help patients during the recovery and rehabilitation process following the amputation of a limb. Each video highlights an important part of the recovery process, using experiences from other people with limb loss and healthcare professionals with expertise in amputee care and rehabilitation.
Published 8/18/2015 - In this first video of the series, Danielle Melton, MD, director of the Amputee Program at TIRR ...continue.
Published 8/18/2015 - Setting goals is an important part of the rehabilitation process following the loss of a limb. Jack ...continue.
Published 8/18/2015 - Talking with and being around other individuals with limb loss helps to normalize your experience and reassure ...continue.
Published 8/18/2015 - For many, living with limb loss involves the use of a prosthesis to walk or do everyday ...continue.
Published 8/18/2015 - After the loss of a limb, many individuals experience discomfort in social settings or develop anxiety about ...continue.
Published 8/18/2015 - Living with limb loss will require ongoing awareness and management of health and medical conditions related to ...continue.