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Amputee Care

Comprehensive Care for Amputees

The board-certified orthopedic surgeons at Colorado Limb Consultants (CLC) provide advanced amputee care for patients considering amputation or who have received amputation and are having trouble with post-surgery treatment.

With the support of the Institute for Limb Preservation, we offer a comprehensive Amputation Program designed to provide advanced amputee care through a patient's entire amputation journey.

Is Amputation The Right Treatment Option For You?

We offer a wide range of treatment options for patients with limb-threatening injuries, illnesses, birth defects, tumors or other medical issues. Our expert orthopedic surgeons counsel patients on many treatment options, including limb lengthening and deformity correction procedures, bone tumor and cancer treatment, total joint replacement and amputation, among many others.

For patients who select amputation, our interdisciplinary team of specialists provides amputation surgery, rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy and psychological support.

Amputation Procedures and Services We Offer

For those with limb-threatening conditions who are considering amputation, we offer several amputation procedures for both upper and lower extremities.

Our team of orthopedic surgeons is accomplished in the Ertl Amputation, a below-the-knee amputation technique where a bone bridge is formed between the tibia and fibula after the leg has been amputated. This technique aids the patient in bone regrowth and residual limb support.

We also perform soft tissue reconstructions for problematic amputations, remove excess tissue and lengthen residual limbs to successfully fit the prosthesis to the limb. We specialize in advanced osseointegration to establish a comfortable and functional connection between a patient's bone and the prosthesis.

Support Services for Amputees

We provide full support services for amputees through a team of experts here at CLC. Our patients are support from diagnosis through recovery by a team of psychologists, social workers, physical therapists and rehabilitation specialists.

We host regular support groups for amputees and patients considering amputation to discuss the procedure, the recovery process and solutions for day-to-day challenges, and encourage prospective amputation patients to attend a support group and speaking with current patients while considering amputation.

Learn more

If you're considering an amputation or seeking treatment for post-amputation surgery concerns, call Colorado Limb Consultants today at (303) 837-0072 to schedule a consultation.