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I need to find out how to select prostheses for lower leg and foot?

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In brief: Seek a Pedorthist

See the experts.
Contact a local podiatry office and ask if they specialize in this. Ask if they have a certified pedorthist on staff. A pedorthist is a medical specialist in all things shoes, orthotics, and prosthesis.

In brief: Seek a Pedorthist

See the experts.
Contact a local podiatry office and ask if they specialize in this. Ask if they have a certified pedorthist on staff. A pedorthist is a medical specialist in all things shoes, orthotics, and prosthesis.
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
Dr. Melissa Robitaille
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: See a physiatrist

See a physiatrist (specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation).
These doctors are trained in the assessment and treatment of people with amputations. They can determine the appropriate prosthesis and will work with the prosthetist to find the best one for you.

In brief: See a physiatrist

See a physiatrist (specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation).
These doctors are trained in the assessment and treatment of people with amputations. They can determine the appropriate prosthesis and will work with the prosthetist to find the best one for you.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: See below

You need to discuss this with your prosthetic fitter.

In brief: See below

You need to discuss this with your prosthetic fitter.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Multiple options

Trying to figure this out by yourself can be overwhelming.
A good rehabilitation team will help you sort out the options based on your level of activity and your personal interests. A physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist), prosthetist, and physical therapist will work together to help people reach the highest level of activity possible.

In brief: Multiple options

Trying to figure this out by yourself can be overwhelming.
A good rehabilitation team will help you sort out the options based on your level of activity and your personal interests. A physiatrist (physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist), prosthetist, and physical therapist will work together to help people reach the highest level of activity possible.
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
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