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Acute Rehabilitation Center

Amputation Care

Amputation Care

Recovering from an amputation can be physically and emotionally challenging. St. Luke’s Acute Rehabilitation Center provides a coordinated, outcome-driven approach dedicated to helping you regain your independence as quickly as possible. Compassionate, patient focused care is delivered in a state-of-the-art facility to help restore your quality of life.

 

Our Approach to Care

  • Coordination with your surgical team following an amputation for continuum of care
  • Daily inpatient medical follow-up with 24/7 access to St. Luke’s physicians and specialists
  • Coordinated multi-disciplinary team provides specialized care including Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Rehab Nursing
  • Patients receive individualized care with at least three hours of therapy five days per week with a focus on amputation management, including pre- and post-prosthetic programs as appropriate
  • Dedicated Case Management services to facilitate and ease the transition from inpatient to outpatient services for you and your family
  • Neuropsychology services are available to assist with adaptation and coping with your amputation
  • Focus on lifestyle modifications, residual limb management, functional mobility and activities of daily living, pain management and home safety
  • Individualized treatment protocols based on a comprehensive evaluation will be provided under the leadership of our specialized Medical Director
  • Participation in our Amputee Program as well as an outpatient program is encouraged to optimize your recovery and rehabilitation

St. Luke’s Acute Rehabilitation Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). As an accredited center, we are committed to continuous quality improvement and patient satisfaction.

For more information about St. Luke’s Acute Rehabilitation Center, please contact our admissions team at 484-526-4242.




Amputee Support Group

Connect with others who have also had limb loss in a safe and encouraging environment. Participants benefit from emotional support during the grieving process to help ease the transition back into the community.

Group meets the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 PM at St. Luke’s Allentown Campus.