Have you ever heard Spike Lee’s saying “It ain’t the shoes”?
At Amputee Clinic, our role as therapists is not just to reduce edema, prevent contracture or alleviate pain. Our primary role is to help patients improve their function and counsel them throughout the entire process of rehabilitation. We also want to help patients avoid further disability (including another amputation) due to the underlying disease. Remember, above all, that success owes as much to the patient as it does to any skill the prosthetist might possess.
Here are some frequently asked questions about pre-visit, during visit and post-visit recovery to help you get started in your journey.
Marcum, founder of Amputee Clinic, has over 30 years of
experience as a licenced practitioner of orthotics, prosthetics and
physical therapy. He services clients ranging from pediatrics to
Amputee Clinic is a solution oriented company. Our goal is to
identify the problem and then offer solutions – from the right fitting
to nutrition and exercise counseling. We don’t just fit products we
identify and treat the problem. Orthopedic appliances and
Prosthetic limbs are the tools we use to accomplish this, but we go
the extra mile to make sure you’re also doing the work you need to
do for long term success.
Amputee Clinic is at the forefront of applying the latest products to
benefit our patients, including micro-processor knees and hands,
bionic feet and elevated vacuum suspension; along with carbon
fiber energy storing materials which are light and strong.
At Amputee Clinic, all of our office staff are called Amputee
Advocates for a reason! We all have years of experience and are
there to help. Our staff will go out of their way to make the process
as easy as possible and keep you informed along the way.
Yes! On-going patient education is at the forefront of all of our care
programs at Amputee Clinic. We provide extensive personal
education to the patient on the proper use and care of the devise
they are provided.
Amputee Clinic has extensive services and resources at no cost,
such as our Amputees Support Group, Peer Visitor Service, and Pre-
and Post-Amputation Coaching.
Amputee Clinic accepts most insurance plans.
Amputee Clinic strives to be as concise and efficient as possible with
your staff in order to obtain the documentation need to treat your
patient. We can communicate via email, phone, fax, or snail mail.
Our goal is to make things run as smoothly as possible. Holding up
patient care because of paperwork is something we will work hard
Amputee Clinic will reach out to you and your staff to keep you
apprised of new products, new insurance requirements and any
new or changing services.
Yes! Amputee Clinic staff will go where ever to access the patient,
from home visits to hospital.
Our administrators handle most if not all the paperwork needed in
order to provide service, including obtaining prescription, insurance
authorization, billing etc.