Approximately 185,000 amputations occur in the United States each year – 45% of amputations are the result of a trauma. Recovering from a the amputation of a limb can be extremely challenging both physically and emotionally. NeuLife provides comprehensive amputee rehabilitation services to help patients achieve optimal independence and quality of life.
We apply the skills and knowledge of our multi-specialty team to provide continuous medical care, nursing and intensive therapies to help post-surgical patients adapt to life after an amputation. Our treatment plans are customized to the needs, goals and abilities of each patient. Depending on their goal, a typical amputee rehabilitation treatment plan may include:
- Strength Building Skills
- Therapies for flexibility, mobility & endurance
- Proper wound care & limb management
- Pain management
- Ongoing support, education & training
- Counseling Services
The unparalleled care at NeuLife enhances the patient’s journey and helps them build the skills necessary to return home without complications. Our trained team of clinical rehabilitation experts empower patients to achieve their fullest potential.
Our interdisciplinary amputee rehabilitation team draws on more than 200 years of combined experience in physical medicine and clinical rehabilitation to deliver the highest quality of care. We implement customized care plans to help patients prepare for life after an amputation.
Our multi-specialty team includes:
- Physicians & Specialists
- Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurses
- Physical Therapists
- Cognitive Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- Speech Language Pathologists
- Recreational Specialists
- Community Reintegration Specialists
- Case Managers
We understand the challenges associated with adapting to life after limb removal, that’s why our specialized amputee rehabilitation program is personalized to the goals and abilities of each patient. Every patient is different, requiring an individualized care approach provided by a collaborative team of clinical rehabilitation experts.
Our team works hand in hand to provide comprehensive services focused on helping each patient overcome their specific challenges and regain the skills to live a happy and fulfilling life. Our Community Integrated Rehabilitation allows patients to practice real-world skills in a safe and supportive environment for a successful return to home and work and/or school. We also provide the family and caregivers with training and resources to support a successful discharge.
Each week our clinical team evaluates every patient individually to gauge progress and adapt treatment plans. This approach keeps our patients motivated and focused on achieving the goals that matter most to them. This multi-faceted approach is the driving force behind our outcomes. Data indicates that all amputee patients at NeuLife were discharged home and achieved an average of 83% functional improvement from admission to discharge.
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