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Amputee Life — Rehabilitation

Understanding Changes in Lower-Limb Muscle Volume After Amputation

Posted by Bryan Potok on

If you or someone you know has a lower-limb amputation, you might have noticed volume differences in the residual limb, mainly when a prosthetic limb is often used.

Researchers sought to understand the changes in lower-limb muscle volume after amputation.

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3 Exercises That Can Improve Gait and Balance

Posted by Bryan Potok on

One of the top causes of injury for many amputees is losing balance, leading to falls. Struggling with balance makes it hard to get through the day without risking a fall.

Improve your gait and balance with these three exercises.

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Gait Training Exercises for Lower-Limb Amputees

Posted by Bryan Potok on

After limb loss, you may need to rest for a few weeks, which can lead to some tightness or weakness in your lower extremities. Your balance and proprioception will also be affected as you adjust to life with a prosthetic limb. When your condition is stable, and the physician clears you for physical therapy, your physical therapist can begin teaching you how to walk again.

What you need to know about gait training exercises after amputation.

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The Role of Massage Therapy in Rehabilitation

Posted by Bryan Potok on

The success of an amputee's rehabilitation journey depends on a multidisciplinary approach. Prosthetic care alone won't give the holistic results of an integrated approach. And recently, experts have recognized a missing element in rehabilitation services provided to new amputees—massage therapy.

Massage therapy helps in amputee rehabilitation.

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Chiropractic Wellness Model: Perfect Complement to Prosthetic Care

Posted by Bryan Potok on

Prosthetic care rarely exists in a vacuum. Achieving excellent prosthetic outcomes often require the assistance of other wellness disciplines, including the chiropractic wellness model.

Chiropractic wellness model complements prosthetic care.

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