The Prosthetic clinic team consists of a physiatrist (rehab doctor), prosthetist (maker of artificial limbs), physiotherapist, social worker, and receptionist. Amputee Program can only be initiated by your physician.
The clinic team will answer any questions about your amputation and will decide on your readiness to be fitted with a prosthesis (artificial limb). Reasons you may be referred to the clinic include:
Fitting for a prosthesis
The residual limb (stump), and particularly the incision line, needs to heal before being fitted with a prosthesis. The clinic team assesses whether this healing has occurred and how able you would be to use a prosthesis. Possible suggestions:
When you are ready to be fitted with a prosthesis, a time will be arranged with the prosthetist to begin manufacturing the prosthesis which takes one to two weeks.
You must go to a that's enrolled in Medicare for Medicare to pay for your device. You pay 20% of the for external prosthetic devices, and the Part B applies. Medicare will only pay for prosthetic items furnished by a supplier enrolled in Medicare, no matter who submits the claim (you or your supplier).
Nowadays it is hardly possible to distinguish modern dentures from natural teeth – both in appearance and functionality, and such prostheses serve many years.
covers prosthetic devices needed to replace a body part or function when a doctor or other health care provider enrolled in Medicare orders them.
Our staff and resources are focused on a single objective: to create the best possible orthosis or prosthesis to meet your unique needs. We start by developing a deep understanding of you and your condition.
Crowns are used to restore prior form and shape of teeth, to provide resistance to chewing loads and serve as a basis for bridge prosthesis installation.