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Rehabilitation services: Amputee rehab

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Your care team

When you need rehabilitation after an illness or injury, a care team will help you reach your goals. You and your family are the most important members of the care team. Everyone works together to set realistic individual goals. The Allina Health rehabilitation specialists and health care professionals who assist with your recovery may include:

Rehabilitation team

Physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors and therapists work with patients before and after surgery – both in the hospital and at outpatient clinics.

Physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor
If you are a patient in the hospital, the rehabilitation doctor will:
If you are seen in an outpatient clinic, the rehabilitation doctor will:

Therapy team

In addition to working with a rehabilitation doctor, you will also meet with:

  • physical and occupational therapists who are specially trained in rehabilitative care – they provide both inpatient and outpatient services for people with amputations
  • prosthetists who will write prescriptions for a prosthetic device and ensure it fits properly and works for you.