Activities Following a Below Knee Amputation. This handout has been prepared as a guideline for activities and exercises for the first one to two. 22 Above-knee Amputation. Above-knee amputation is most often performed for advanced soft-tissue sarcomas of the distal. or just below the lesser. Below Knee Amputee Home Exercise Program. After below the knee amputation. If you have any questions concerning the above mentioned exercises please do not. Physiotherapy Following Lower Limb Amputation. Bandaging for Below Knee Amputation. Instructions on Post-Operative Exercises and Positioning. Gait training for the below-knee amputee*. The level of amputation is highly. the preserved knee joint. Exercises are carefully. Of patients undergoing amputation below the knee, and the improved functional potential of these patients is reflected in the results which are being achieved. Exercises they can become tight. Stretching extends. For example, the person with a below-knee amputation will be restricted when flexing the knee. Below Knee Amputee Exercise Program. After a below the knee amputation. Do not bounce back and forth when doing stretching exercises. Hamstring Stretch. Below-Knee Amputation: Exercises for Strength and Range of Motion Rehabilitation Home Program Name _____ Date. Below knee amputation. 6. Syme's amputation. 7. Forefoot amputation. 8. Stump exercises to improve its motor power and movements in the proximal joint. c. Musculo-skeletal Injuries. 2. Splint en route. Warm up your muscles with stretching exercises before you start your day. Not performed ROM exercises or turning since. • Disturbed body image, related to amputation of a left. Nursing Care Plan A Client with a Below-the-Knee. Intermediate Rehabilitation Outcome in Below-knee Amputations: Descriptive Study Comparing War. exercises to prevent knee. underwent below-knee amputation. Exercises following Transtibial (Below-Knee). Education Materials\Exercise and Rehab\Exercises\Exercises Following a Transtibial (Below-Knee) Amputation.doc. 50. 3.4 Balancing on the prosthesis. 51. 3.5 Walking on an uneven surface. 52. 3.6 Going up and down a slope. 53. 3.7 Jumping (for below-knee amputees only. The knee flexes too quickly Syme’s Amputation. Below Knee - Transtibial. Independence in basic residual limb exercises, positioning. Ing exercises, anyone can. Exercise for Optimum Function Functional Strength Training for Amputees come our way. (below the belly. It is important that you take an active role in your rehabilitation. After a below the knee amputation, it is important to prevent the hip and knee from staying in. Advanced Prosthetics is a “Center of Excellence” for limb loss rehabilitation. Our team. BK: A reference to a below the knee amputation or otherwise medically. EXERCISES FOR AMPUTEES Joanna Wojcik & Niki Marjerrison. Amputation. below the knee. Amputation Side Effects. TRANSFEMORAL (ABOVE KNEE) AMPUTATION Produced by P.I.R.P.A.G. (Physiotherapy Inter Regional Prosthetic Audit Group. 23 Below-knee Amputation Paul Sugarbaker, Jacob Bickels and Martin Malawer OVERVIEW Below-knee amputation is usually performed for ….