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Amputee REHAB

 

Receive comprehensive care from your team of prosthetic and post-amputation experts.

Carondelet’s comprehensive amputee program includes therapists that specialize in facilitating a full recovery from amputation. We treat all forms of amputations and have comprehensive experience with computerized prosthetics.

Treatments include but are not limited to:

  • Training on prosthetic usage
  • Training with upper extremity prosthetic for regaining daily function
  • Specific gait techniques targeted at energy conservation
  • Stability and recuperation of balance
  • Return to recreational activities and/or work
  • Running / sports retraining
  • Our team includes:

    Michael Goodman, DO, Physiatrist, St. Mary’s Hospital Rehabilitation Medical Director has specific expertise in amputee care.

    Annie Diedrich, PT DPT, OCS, NCS has spent the last seven years of practice focused on amputee care.

     

    To schedule an appointment:

    St. Joseph’s Hospital

    • 350 N. Wilmot
    • Tucson, AZ 85711
    • Phone: Merle Holck (520) 873-3881

    St. Mary's Hospital

    • 1601 W. St. Mary's Rd.
    • Tucson, Arizona 85745
    • Phone: Sylvia Carbajal 520-872-6175

     

    AMPUTEE CLINIC

     

    Our amputee clinic specializes in addressing questions, scenarios, and issues that arise for a new amputee. A physician, a physical therapist, and a prosthetist provide comprehensive care focused on the patient as a whole.

    Our goal is to provide needed assistance and care that will lead to maximum independence and a fully functional life after amputation.

    Included in each visit:

    • Physical assessment
    • Analysis of function
    • Analysis of prosthesis or potential for prosthesis
    • Clinics occur multiple times per month. For more information, please call one of our locations.

    St. Joseph’s Hospital

    • 350 N. Wilmot
    • Tucson, AZ 85711
    • Phone: Rene Bray (520) 873-5880

    St. Mary's Hospital

    • 1601 W. St. Mary's Rd.
    • Tucson, Arizona 85745
    • Phone: Sylvia Carbajal 520-872-6175

     

    AMPUTEE SUPPORT GROUP

     

    A free support group for amputees is held monthly at St. Joseph’s Hospital and open to the entire community.