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Amputee Training Program

The staff of the Amputee Training Program at Providence Hospital Southfield is dedicated to providing a high level of service to individuals who have undergone amputations. We provide care to people of all ages and ability levels, from new amputees to advanced level/sports training. Comprehensive evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation programs are tailored specifically to focus on all aspects of the individual's recovery.

Experienced physical therapists provide the treatments, working together utilizing a team approach including the patient, physician, prosthetist and family members. A treatment plan is developed to facilitate functional recovery for return to daily, leisure and work activities.

Program emphasis on:

  • Lower extremity, upper extremity and core strengthening
  • Education on prosthetic fit and care of the limb
  • Functional mobility including transfers, gait traing, balance training
  • High level activities including running, jumping, sports training




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