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Amputee: Above-Knee Amputation

A Guide to Rehabilitation

Reviewed March 2016
Author: Todd Kuiken , MD, PhD
Medical Director
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
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Author: Gwendolyn Weibel , DPT
Physical Therapist – Research
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Searle Rehabilitation Research Center
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Author: Suzanne Finucane , BS, PTA
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Author: Mark Edwards , CP, MEd
Registry Orthotist/Prosthetist
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Prosthetics and Orthotics Center
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Distributor: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Academy
Above the Knee Amputation : A Guide to Rehabilitation is the dvd version of the printed book. It illustrates how persons who have had above-knee amputation have resumed their activities following surgery, rehabilitation, and physical therapy. Close-up photographs of various prostheses show options for different conditions and show how individuals are using their prostheses to run, play golf, go bicycling, and surfboarding. Also covered are:

* Emotional Adjustments
* Caring for Your Residual Limb
* Skin Problems of the Amputee
* Range of Rehabilitation Services
* Other resources


Keywords: amputee, amputation, prosthesis, prostheses, artificial leg, transtibial amputation, below-knee amputation, transfemoral amputation, above-knee amputation, phantom limb pain.

Publication Information
 
Title:Above the Knee Amputation : A Guide to Rehabilitation
 
Publisher:Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Academy
Published at:Chicago, IL
Copyright:2007
 

Resource Location
 
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Shelf Code: MI WE 170 A468 2007 dvd
Shelf Code: MI WE 170 A468 2007 dvd c.2
 

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