HOW TO GET BACK TO WALKING AFTER AMPUTATION - ORTHOPEDIC DISEASES

How to get back to walking after amputation



Editor'S Choice
Ebola Virus
Ebola Virus
To return to walking, after amputation of the leg or foot, it may be necessary to use prostheses, crutches or wheelchairs to facilitate mobilization and regain independence in daily activities, such as working, cooking or cleaning the house, for example. However, the type of back-up aid should be evaluated by an orthopedist and the physical therapist can usually be started 1 week after the amputation, respecting the following order: Physiotherapy sessions; Use of wheelchairs; Use of crutches; Use of prosthesis