Tips to Prepare for Amputation Surgery

An introduction to getting yourself ready for amputation surgery.

We understand that the time before surgery can feel overwhelming. You are in the process of going through a major life change that demands a lot mentally, emotionally and physically.

There is a lot to prepare for and a lot of new information to take in. The emotional load is significant and you will need to allow yourself generous time and support as you make your way into this new phase of your life.  

On a practical note, there are some things to do to prepare yourself before amputation surgery – including a series of medical appointments to help prepare you for surgery, recovery and rehabilitation.  

These articles are here to help you understand more about your preparation and the people who will be in charge of your medical care.