Partial foot amputations are unfortunate and avoidable sequelae of diabetes, yet they can and do happen every day. We will discuss different types of partial foot amputations, and pitfalls in the process that we have to deal with in our management. The certified Pedorthist needs to know what options and tools are available for post-amputation care in aiding to prevent further complications.
1. Explore and help understand the relationship behind partial foot amputations.
2. Review and update information on trans-met and toe filler type orthoses.
3. Shoes and shoe modifications appropriate for feet that have amputations.
CEU: 2 Scientific