Upper Extremity Prosthetics Full Arm Elbow Hand Wrist Limb Replacement

Preferred-Orthotics-and-Prosthetic-Services-4Upper extremity prosthetics replace limbs lost above the hip level.

Upper extremity prosthetics are designed to replace as much of the missing limb as possible while improving the appearance and functionality of the patient.

The most common upper extremity prosthetics occur at the elbow level or below.

Advances in upper extremity prosthetic technology have increased the appearance and functionality of the devices, giving patients more flexibility and function.

Preferred O & P Services fits patients for upper extremity prosthetics as a part of a comprehensive rehabilitation team which assists amputee patients.

Preferred O & P Services practitioners include the newest technologies and advancements to enhance their patients care.

Patients utilizing upper extremity prosthetics need to be monitored and the prosthesis will need to be adjusted as the residual limb changes.

Preferred O & P Services practitioners carefully evaluate their patients and adjust the prosthesis throughout the life-cycle of the device. Proper care of orthotic devices is important and patients should be prepared to follow up with their prosthetic technician on a regularly scheduled basis.

Upper Extremity Prosthetics include:

  • Preferred-Orthotics-and-Prosthetic-Services-1Full arm prosthetics
  • Elbow prosthetics
  • Hand and Wrist prosthetics

 

Preferred O & P Services practitioners are American Board Certified and comply with their high standards of prosthetic care when fitting and adjusting patients for upper extremity prosthetics.