There are 16 names in this directory beginning with the letter P.
a condition marked by loss of power to feel or to control movement in the effected part of the body
located on the outside of the leg below the knee to the ankle. These muscles assist to raise the foot during walking.
refers to a missing segment or under developed, “the baby was born with out a femur.” – usually presents itself as very small, deformed versions of normal limbs.
The rehab specialist, evaluation and treatment of disease, injury or disability through the use of therapeutic exercises and modalities to strengthen muscles, improve range of motion and decrease pain.
Post-Op Rigid dressing
A protective cast applied in surgery or very soon after amputation to control swelling and pain; used to promote shrinkage and shaping of the residual limb in preparation for a prosthetic fitting.
A short-term prosthesis, usually 2-6 months, generally without cosmetic finishing, which is provided in the early phase of fitting to expedite prosthetic wear and use; it also aids in the evaluation of amputee adjustment and component selection.