Intense periods of prosthetic intervention with one-on-one physiotherapy have been proven to be extremely beneficial in optimising an amputee’s ability potential, most notably in the UK through the rehabilitation services offered in recent years by the Ministry of Defence at Headley Court.
I work as a prosthetist with my colleague and co-author Mary Tebb, who is a physiotherapist for Dorset Orthopaedic, at its Southern clinic in Ringwood, on the edge of the New Forest.
Dorset Orthopaedic celebrates its 30th birthday this year and is pleased to continue to lead the way with provision of private Prosthetics and Orthotics throughout the UK.
In addition to our everyday clinical work, both Mary and I act as expert witnesses, either individually or on occasions, together, which we find works extremely well with some of the more complex cases we see come into clinic.
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