Tutorial Videos

It’s very rare that someone has much time to plan for an amputation.  Usually the loss of limb is sudden, leaving very little time to mentally, emotionally and physically adjust.  Your life has changed dramatically and in the beginning, it’s normal to be scared, angry and overwhelmed.

The sole purpose of limb-loss.org is to guide you through the rehabilitative process, taking the “unkown” and fear out of the journey.  We’re here to help you establish realistic expectations of your new life.  We’re here to motivate you.  To instill a sense of hope and inspiration and help you overcome this adversity.

In the beginning, overcoming the loss of limb can seem insurmountable.  But with any tall challenge, we break the rehabilitative timeline down into small steps, providing you with the valuable skills and concepts you’ll need to learn at each phase, making your return back to function realistic and attainable.

We’ve designed our tutorial videos to follow the rehabilitative timeline.  To make it easier, we break it down into 3 distinct phases:

  • For New Amputees – For adjusting to life with limb loss before you’re ready for your prosthesis
  • About Your Prosthesis – About prosthetics and receiving your prosthesis.
  • Life with a Prosthesis – For individuals who have used a prosthesis for 18 months or more. 

 

For New Amputees

More videos coming soon:

  • The Rehabilitative Timeline
  • Residual Limb Care
  • Assistive Devices
  • Mobility & Transfers
  • Strength & Flexibility
  • Handling a Setback
  • Diabetic Foot Care

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About Your Prosthesis






More videos coming soon:

  • Meeting Your Practitioner
  • The Final Fitting
  • Follow-Up Appointments
  • Volume Management
  • Limb Inspection
  • Liner/Sleeve Care
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • And videos for other amputation levels

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Life With a Prosthesis

More videos coming soon:

  • Running Prostheses
  • Swimming/Shower/Water Prostheses
  • Task Specific Prostheses
  • High-Activity/Extreme Prostheses
  • Paralympics

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