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This lesson will explore the following topics:

This lesson will acquaint the student with the types, causes, and complications encountered by individuals with lower extremity amputations.

  • Identify the various types of lower extremity amputations
  • Explain the complications of lower extremity amputations
  • Explain the phases of rehabilitation for individuals with amputations

Learning Activities

1.     Listen to:

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In this audio lecture, Dr. Roger Weed discusses lower extremity amputations. He describes the different types of lower extremity amputations as well as the functional limitations experienced by individuals with a lower extremity amputation.

2.     Reading (click link) “Lower Extremity Amputations”

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