Leg or foot amputationPartial foot amputationArm or hand amputationFinger or partial hand amputation

Living with a leg amputation

What happens before and after a leg or foot amputation? What is the rehabilitation process, and what does everyday life with a prosthesis look like?

Before the leg amputationAfter the leg amputation

Living with a partial foot amputation

What happens before the partial foot amputation? What happens afterwards? What will my life be like with a partial foot prosthesis?

Living with a partial foot amputation

Living with an arm amputation

What happens before and after an arm or hand amputation? What is the rehabilitation process, and what does everyday life with a prosthesis look like?

Before the arm amputationAfter the arm amputation

Living with a finger amputation

What happens before a finger amputation? What happens afterwards? What will my life be like with a prosthesis?

Living with a finger amputation
Leg or foot amputation

Living with a leg amputation

What happens before and after a leg or foot amputation? What is the rehabilitation process, and what does everyday life with a prosthesis look like?

Before the leg amputation

Learn about what happens leading up to a planned amputation and how you can prepare yourself.

Before the leg amputation

After the leg amputation

Read about residual limb healing, phantom pain, initial exercises after the amputation and the fitting with an interim and definitive prosthesis.

After the leg amputation

Rehabilitation and the leg prosthesis

After the amputation, an interdisciplinary team prepares you for everyday life with the prosthesis – including residual limb care, handling and gait training with the leg prosthesis.

Rehabilitation and the leg prosthesis
Partial foot amputation

Living with a partial foot amputation

What happens before the partial foot amputation? What happens afterwards? What will my life be like with a partial foot prosthesis?

Partial foot amputation

Living with a partial foot amputation
Arm or hand amputation

Living with an arm amputation

What happens before and after an arm or hand amputation? What is the rehabilitation process, and what does everyday life with a prosthesis look like?

Before the arm amputation

Before the arm amputation

Information on the topic of arm amputations, including preparation, support and amputation levels.

Before the arm amputation
After the arm amputation

After the arm amputation

After the arm amputation, your recovery and the healing of the residual limb are the main concerns. You can find tips for oedema therapy, training and residual limb care here.

After the arm amputation
Arm amputation and rehabilitation

Arm amputation and rehabilitation

First the residual limb wound has to heal properly. The rehabilitation phase as such begins when this healing process is completed after a few weeks. As a rule, this will take up to six months.

Arm amputation and rehabilitation
Finger or partial hand amputation

Living with a finger amputation

What happens before and after a finger amputation? What is the rehabilitation process, and what does everyday life with a prosthesis look like?

Finger amputation

Living with a finger amputation

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