Amputation Program – PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Corpus Christi

Amputation Program Goal:

To improve outcomes of patients who have suffered limb loss due to trauma or disease through best practice with an interdisciplinary team.

Guidelines for Admission:

  • Diagnosis of lmb loss
  • Pre or post prosthetic phase of recovery
  • Require the intensity of therapies and specialized medical management provided in the inpatient rehabilitation setting

Recovery and Rehabilitation Program:

The Amputation Rehabilitation Progeam is designed to promote healing and outcomes allowing for participants to return home and live as independently as possible. The interdisciplinary team is prepared to meet the needs of those who ar ein the early pre-prosthetic phase of recovery, those needing intense prosthetic training, and those experienccing a decline in fuctional ability at any point in their life with limb loss.

Outcome Measures

  • Discharge to Home
  • Overall Functional Improvement Measure Change
  • Disease Education
  • Overall Patient Satisfaction

Treatment Team

  • Physcian Specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN)
  • Physical Therapists
  • Speech/Language Pathologists
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Medical Case Managers
  • Clincal Dietitans
  • Wound Care Specialist
  • Behavioral Medicine Team
  • Pharmacists
  • Prosthetist

The Amputation Program encourages persons served and teir families/support systems to accept resonsibility for management of their own health, encourage their appropriate use of healthcare systems and services, and support their efforts to gain or maintain their health and improve their quality of life throughout their lifespan. 

Our Philosophy

PAM Rehabilitation and Specialty Hospitals are a place of healing, where comfort, confidence and attentive care to patients and family members are every bit as important as medical excellence. 

For more information, visit: www.postacutemedical.com or call 361.500.0700