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Amputee Program

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This program is designed for
persons who have experienced the loss of all or part
of a limb. The limb loss may be result of birth
defect or congenital malformation, skeletal
deficiency or from amputation by trauma or surgery.
The amputee team is skilled in addressing the issues
of vascular necrosis, contractures, edema or swelling
of the remaining limb portion, phantom pain, painful
neuromas and nutritional needs. Teaching revolves
around self care skills, wheelchair level mobility,
prosthetic ambulation training, hygiene and care of
the residual limb, management of discomfort and
community re-entry.

Appropriate
DRG’s for this Program

  • 113 Amputation due to
    circulatory disorders
  • 114 Upper limb and toe
    amputation for circulatory disorders
  • 213 Amputation for
    connective tissue and musculoskeletal system
    disorders
  • 285 Amputation of lower
    extremity for endocrine disorders