Speaking to another amputee can make a real difference to your recovery and ease your concerns. We call this type of assistance Peer Support.
Following surgery, you will need time to recover. It is also a time to set goals about your journey ahead. Here, we help to guide you through the process to navigate your pathways forward.
Effectively managing your short and long term health will lead to better outcomes and prevent future problems.
Getting the right kind of prosthesis to suit your lifestyle needs and daily level of activity is important.
People are often concerned about the costs involved in getting a prosthesis. In Australia, there are a number of different funding schemes and it can be easy to get confused and to know what you are eligible for.
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74 facilities across All States
Unit 4, 147-151 Belmont AvenueBELMONTWA 6104
Tel: 08 9277 2988 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
1/12 East StreetNowraNSW 2541
Tel: 0422 034 078 Email: email@example.com
Gap Road, ALICE SPINGS, NT 0870
501 Stanley Street, SOUTH BRISBANE, QLD 4101
Wehl Street North, MOUNT GAMBIER, SA 5290
311 High Street, PRAHRAN, VIC 3181
15 Hospital Avenue, NEDLANDS, WA 6009
Royal Darwin Hospital Rocklands Drive, TIWI, NT 0810
145 Kepler Street, WARRNAMBOOL, VIC 3280
50 Flemington Road, PARKVILLE, VIC 3052
High Street, RANDWICK, NSW 2031
170 Hawkesbury Road, WESTMEAD, NSW 2145
20 Wood Terrace, WHYALLA, SA 5600
72 King William Road, NORTH ADELAIDE, SA 5006
More than 8,000 lower limb amputations are performed each year in Australia; that's about one every hour!
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