Amputation Specialty Program in San Antonio, Texas
The loss of a limb is a traumatic event in anybody’s life, but Baptist Health System is committed to providing you with the comprehensive care you need.
Our inpatient rehab is the only CARF-accredited Amputation Specialty Center in the state, outside of the VA.
At Baptist Rehab Centers, we know that amputation rehabilitation is different from all other types of rehab. It’s about providing the help you need to rebuild your life in a new way—one that allows you the most freedom and mobility possible.
Amputation rehabilitation is available at Baptist Medical Center, North Central Baptist Hospital, Northeast Baptist Hospital and St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital.
Your Care Will Be Customized to You
The amputation rehab program focuses on personalized, goal-oriented therapy that allows you and your family to prioritize and achieve your goals for mobility and independence.
We will teach you how to:
Use amputation-specific equipment
Increase your strength, endurance, flexibility and range of motion
Properly care for your skin
Complete self-care tasks safely, including dressing, bathing and transferring to and from the toilet or shower
Undergo prosthetic and orthotic assessments for discharge needs
Transfer to and from the car
Baptist Inpatient Rehab also offers access to a peer mentor who is also an amputation survivor.
Baptist Rehab Centers’ Amputation Program
Call us at 210-29-REHAB to find out more about our amputee rehabilitation services. And visit the Amputee Coalition to find resources on limb-loss awareness and prevention.
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