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    When is amputation needed?

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    Karyn Powell

    Physiotherapist

    Specialising in Parkinson's Disease,Vertigo/Dizziness, Stroke, Brain Injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, Amputees, Mobility and balance disorders, Adults and children with physical disability. Extensive experience in Neurological and … View Profile

    Indications for amputation include

    • peripheral vascular disease
    • trauma
    • tumours
    • congenital malformations
    • chronic infections
    • painful/contractures/deformity

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