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I have had a below the knee amputation recently, will I be able to go to pt soon?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Of course

Pt usually starts before you leave the hospital and progresses in stages with the goal of ambulating on your new prothetic leg.

In brief: Of course

Pt usually starts before you leave the hospital and progresses in stages with the goal of ambulating on your new prothetic leg.
Dr. Tracy Berg
Dr. Tracy Berg
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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
3 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Starting pt after an amputation like you describe initially means teaching walking with crutches and becoming mobile.
Once you get your prosthesis the you would require pt to teach you to walk etc.

In brief: Maybe

Starting pt after an amputation like you describe initially means teaching walking with crutches and becoming mobile.
Once you get your prosthesis the you would require pt to teach you to walk etc.
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
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