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Can a person drive a car after a foot amputation?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

There are cars which are outfitted for handicapped people which allows even amputees to drive.

In brief: Yes

There are cars which are outfitted for handicapped people which allows even amputees to drive.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Eventually yes...

Initially it is not recommended as you will probably have a bulky bandage and you will be using a surgical shoe or boot of some sort.
You will need to plan to have someone drive you around until your doctor feels that it is safe for you to drive on your own.

In brief: Eventually yes...

Initially it is not recommended as you will probably have a bulky bandage and you will be using a surgical shoe or boot of some sort.
You will need to plan to have someone drive you around until your doctor feels that it is safe for you to drive on your own.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The ability to drive a car in a normal configuration can be done as long as there is a part of the foot that can reliably be used to work the peddles.
In the event that this is not the case then the car can be configured for hand controls.

In brief: Yes

The ability to drive a car in a normal configuration can be done as long as there is a part of the foot that can reliably be used to work the peddles.
In the event that this is not the case then the car can be configured for hand controls.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Depending on the side the car might need modification.

In brief: Yes

Depending on the side the car might need modification.
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
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