This programme of courses has been created by the awesome Physioplus Team!
There are many circumstances that can lead to amputations affecting the lower limb such as trauma in road traffic accidents and resulting from chronic diseases such as diabetes. With appropriate care, access to a prosthetic and related rehabilitation, many of these individuals can regain a high level of functioning and quality of life. The role of the physiotherapist is key in the process and this series of courses provides a comprehensive physiotherapy perspective on working with individuals with lower-limb amputations covering working with the client both before and after prosthetic prescription.
It can be difficult gaining experience working with amputees and exposure largely depends on where in the world you work. This make is difficult when trying to work in this specialist field and gain that dream job. We hope this programme of courses puts you in good stead to improve your knowledge and kickstart your career in Amputee rehab.