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Amputation

Amputation

Amputation is surgery to remove all or part of a limb or extremity. You may need an amputation if you’ve undergone a severe injury or infection or have a health condition like peripheral arterial disease (PAD).

Most common signs and symptoms that can lead to limb loss,

Causes of Amputation

 

Occupational therapy is a vital part of a rehabilitation program whether you’re recovering from amputation. OT teaches patients to function without a lower limb with everyday tasks such as bed mobility, dressing, grooming, transferring from surface to surface, homemaking, and community re-entry skills.

At Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy, we can get you set up with the right therapist for you. Call today to schedule a consultation!

 

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Sources:https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/treatments/21599-amputation
https://pvasatx.com/limb-loss-signs-symptoms-and-steps-to-prevent-amputation/

https://www.burke.org/blog/2019/4/what-to-expect-from-occupational-therapy-after-an-amputation/183#:~:text=You'll%20focus%20on%20learning,entry%20skills%2C%E2%80%9D%20explains%20Young.

 

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Written by:

Dr. Vinod Somareddy, PT, DPT

President

Reddy Care Physical Therapy

Reddy Care Occupational Therapy

Reddy Care Aquatic Therapy





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Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy is an outstanding specialty service providing exceptional care and state-of-the-art treatments for the residents of Farmingdale and Great Neck, New York. The combination of innovative exercise programs, manual therapy, and technology together with the expertise of every member of the team enables Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy to provide services that ensure superior clinical outcomes and consistently high patient satisfaction.

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