September 19, 2016
Webinar: Resources for High-Level Amputees
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 1pm-2pm EST
Join the Amputee Coalition for a webinar to discuss various topics affecting high-level amputees including:
- Typical rehabilitation for an individual with high-level amputations (timing, types of activities, what you do with a therapist vs. at home/in the hospital);
- What individuals can do to maintain range of motion and activities;
- How to determine what medical devices to use for mobility and other activities (wheelchair, crutch, cane, bathe safety).
This free webinar is for Individuals with high-level amputations, their families, friends and caregivers and clinicians who work with the limb loss community, and will be hosted by Dr. David Crandell and Dr. Carol Miller.
David M. Crandell, MD, is an instructor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Harvard Medical School and a rehabilitation specialist at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, MA. Dr. Crandell is the medical director of the Amputee Program and an attending physician on the Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program where he works with patients with limb loss and a variety of musculoskeletal trauma.
Carol A. Miller, PT, PhD, GCS, is professor and director of Clinical Education for Physical Therapy at the Georgia Campus of the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Miller has over 32 years of experience working with adults with lower-limb amputation.
If you are not able to attend the webinar, it will be posted to the Amputee Coalition website.