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Amputation and Prosthetics Rehabilitation Program

Amputation and Prosthetics Rehabilitation Program

Comprehensive care at the only physical rehabilitation facility in the region ranked among the top 10 in the U.S.

The MossRehab Amputation Rehabilitation Center

 

 

 

At The MossRehab Amputee Treatment Center, we recognize that you never stop wanting to improve your abilities. Our post-operative care for amputation is designed with this key element in mind.

Our specialists have helped more inpatients with amputation and prosthetics achieve better results than is achieved on average by other amputation rehabilitation facilities in Philadelphia, as well as the tri-state area of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. The change in our amputee clinic inpatients’ functional independence measure (improvement in functional mobility) from admission to discharge consistently exceeds the outcomes of people treated in other rehabilitation facilities in the region and nation.


IN 2018, MOSSREHAB’S AMPUTATION REHABILITATION CENTER CARED FOR 104 INPATIENTS (FROM AGES 35 TO 88), AND MANY MORE AS OUTPATIENTS. 


MossRehab boasts 23 physicians who are board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Four of these physicians have sub-specialties in amputation, including chief medical officer Alberto Esquenazi, MD, who not only edited a manual on rehab after amputation for the World Health Organization, but brings personal insight into amputation, having lost his right hand during medical school. We provide rehab at eight amputee clinics located throughout the region, covering care from immediately after surgery through re-entry into the community.

The therapists and physicians at our amputee physical therapy clinics are highly knowledgeable about prosthetics and our prosthetic rehabilitation center can work directly with a prosthetics provider to fabricate and modify prostheses. Our specialized laboratories services, including the Sheerr Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory and the MossRehab Driving Program, provide an extra level of care and analysis. Explore MossRehab’s different locations providing amputee care and physical therapy in the locations menu on the right hand-side of this page.

Ready to begin the conversation about finding the right amputation rehabilitation program? Schedule a consultation with one of MossRehab’s specialists:

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At MossRehab, we provide therapy for amputees throughout every stage of their recovery. Our amputation and prosthetic clinics are conveniently located in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

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Our clinicians focus exclusively on amputation rehabilitation, and are widely called upon to teach at leading universities around the nation. Our multidisciplinary expertise, coupled with some of the most innovative technology available, empowers our team to make perceptive evaluations, develop targeted treatment plans and set ambitious goals for recovery. The team includes physiatrist-physicians who specialize in physical medicine and post-amputation rehabilitation; rehabilitation nurses; physical, occupational and recreational therapists; case managers; psychologists; prosthetitists and others as needed.

We are proud to be one of the only centers in the region to be accredited for both our inpatient and outpatient amputation rehabilitation services by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Our support group and peer mentoring program are certified by the Amputee Coalition of America. This means that our patients receive amputee care based on best practices at every point along their journey of recovery.


Schedule a tour of one of our Amputee Treatment Centers or make an appointment by calling 1-800-CALL MOSS or using our Contact Us form. Learn more about the inpatient admissions process


One Patient's Story


Prayer and persistence (and an impressive team effort) help James T. Davis, Jr. to reach the finish line. Read Davis' story


Meet the Clinical Director of MossRehab's Regional Amputee Center
Alberto Esquenazi, MD


Why Choose MossRehab?

We Get You Home

On average, patients who go through our amputee rehab show more functional improvement and are discharged home more often than other area rehab providers both locally and nationally. (See full list of outcomes.)

Unrivaled Care

MossRehab is repeatedly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the number one physical rehabilitation facility in the Philadelphia region and among the top 10 in the country in its annual list of America's Best Hospitals.

Comprehensive

From our renowned inpatient programs to our outpatient centers, Day Therapy Program, Community Re-Entry Program, School Re-Entry Program, Vocational Directions Program, Clubhouse and Drucker Community Residence program, we are with you every step of your way toward increased independence.

Accredited

We have more accreditations from the Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) than any other rehab provider on U.S.News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” list. (See complete list.) We have earned CARF accreditation for both our inpatient and outpatient amputation programs.

Team-based Approach

Our physicians; speech pathologists; rehabilitation nurses; physical, occupational and recreational therapists; social workers and psychologists - all specializing in amputation rehabilitation - work together to ensure coordination of care throughout treatment. We also believe that family plays an essential role, and invite cooperation at every phase of treatment.

Informed by Research

The renowned Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute conducts advanced research that translates to innovations post amputation in care. 

Pioneering Technology

MossRehab's Amputation Program introduced the use of the AlterG® Antigravity-treadmill® to allow people with leg amputation to return to walking early in the rehabilitation process. Through the Sheerr Gait and Motion Analysis Lab, we work to identify the causes of ambulation problems and make recommendations for specific treatment interventions. From the G-EO System Evolution therapeutic exercise machine to the Lokomat treadmill therapy to the ReWalk robotic exoskeleton, MossRehab is leading the way with the treatments and therapies of the future.

Beautiful Surroundings

A tree-lined main campus in suburban Elkins Park, Pa. with free parking and free valet parking services.




Top-ranked rehabilitation hospital in Pennsylvania and top 10 in the U.S.

MossRehab (main hospital)

60 Township Line Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027
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