Living with an amputation
The most important goal for your fitting – from the operation to rehabilitation to adapting the prosthesis – is to restore your mobility. Your doctors, therapists, orthopaedic technicians and Ottobock want to work with you, helping you gain maximum independence and therefore maintain or regain your quality of life. Even though some aspects of your life are going to change, you can lead a very active and mobile life again in the future. This rehabilitation process takes several months on average and is influenced by a variety of factors, including your motivation and a properly adapted prosthesis.The options offered by modern prosthetics from Ottobock meet the requirements of daily life. However, your active participation is crucial for the success of rehabilitation. An optimised Ottobock prosthesis and your rehabilitation team will help you.
More information can help empower you and ultimately make choices that help improve your independence.
Upper limb differences require a different approach, and the following in-depth information reflects your unique needs.
Losing one or more limbs brings up numerous questions for affected individuals. Here you will find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.