Amputation: Inpatient Amputee Rehabilitation
Good Shepherd offers inpatient amputee rehabilitation at four eastern Pennsylvania locations, where you will receive three hours of physical and occupational therapy each day.
A team of amputee rehabilitation specialists, which is directed and monitored by a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation, will work with you and your family to develop goals and a treatment plan to reach them. Throughout your stay, you will meet regularly with the treatment team to assess your progress.
Good Shepherd’s Inpatient Amputee Rehabilitation Program features:
- An interdisciplinary team approach to treatment
- Access to state-of-the-art therapy and assistive technology
- Discharge planning to help you plan the next step in your recovery
- Professional case management
Good Shepherd’s Inpatient Amputee Rehabilitation Program specialties:
- Our amputee rehabilitation team is monitored by a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
- Good Shepherd’s certified rehabilitation nurses (CRRNs) are specially trained to provide care to patients undergoing rehabilitation.
- Our expert physical and occupational therapists provide three hours of therapy per day for each patient.
- Psychological services are available to help you and your family cope with the lifestyle changes brought about by amputation.
- A Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinic is available to help you find the right tools to fit your needs.
- Social work and professional case management services are available.
- Pastoral care is available to tend to your spiritual needs.
- Good Shepherd’s Adaptive Driving Program can help get you back on the road following an amputation.
- Recreational therapy helps you get back into life and offers opportunities for social interaction.
- Vocational rehabilitation and other services are available.