The Lower Extremity Amputee Clinic and the Upper Extremity Amputee Clinic are multidisciplinary team clinics for the prosthetic care of the amputee and the comprehensive management of the adult and pediatric patient. The clinics are staffed by physicians, orthotists. prosthetists and occupational therapists who specialize in the care of the individual with amputation or other extremity problems.
Lower Extremity Clinic
The Lower Extremity Clinic is held all day on Tuesdays. and on Wednesday and Friday mornings. It is staffed by a multidisciplinary team that is dedicated to the prosthetic care of the amputee and the comprehensive management of the patient with lower extremity problems such as leg and foot wounds, leg and foot deformities, peripheral vascular disease, foot pain and diabetic foot care. Amputees may contact the clinic themselves or may be referred by a physician. We will see all other patients through physician referral only.
Upper Extremity Clinic
The Upper Extremity Clinic meets on the first, third, and fifth Thursday afternoons of each month. At our Upper Extremity Clinic, we care for and treat patients with conditions such as amputations, brachial plexus injuries and nerve injuries. We coordinate care among our physiatrists (a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation), prosthetists and therapists in order to fully address mobility, pain and function issues. Our services are provided by occupational therapists and by physicians and prosthetists who specialize in upper extremity amputation.