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How does a physical therapist help you use a prosthesis?
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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Multiple ways
A good PT will help the person by teaching them how to put on the prosthesis appropriately, learning to identify and troubleshoot prosthesis fit problems and help re-learn walking with the device.
Their role is crucial in Amputee Rehabilitation.

In brief: Multiple ways
A good PT will help the person by teaching them how to put on the prosthesis appropriately, learning to identify and troubleshoot prosthesis fit problems and help re-learn walking with the device.
Their role is crucial in Amputee Rehabilitation.
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
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In brief: Balance
You will learn to walk and balance with a prosthesis.
Since the prosthesis is an extension of the stump it takes getting used to.

In brief: Balance
You will learn to walk and balance with a prosthesis.
Since the prosthesis is an extension of the stump it takes getting used to.
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
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