Diabetes accounts for the majority of lower extremity amputation causes. In particular, type 2 diabetes patients lead the way in diabetes-related amputations. The development of technology offers a wide range of products that enable diabetic amputees to participate in different activities. While developments are progressing rapidly in a positive direction, adapting it to people is only possible with a patient-centered rehabilitation team.
Slow wound healing in diabetic amputees, loss of sensation and the development of early fatigue due to lack of physical activity are factors that slow down the process.
If the patient is a unilateral amputee, he should pay attention to the foot care of the healthy side. Optimum protection of the intact foot is extremely important; For this, we are at your side with our diabetic shoes, diabetic socks and personalized insoles solutions.
Walking training with a physiotherapist; It includes patient information, wearing and removing the prosthesis, socket and stump hygiene, walking-specific strengthening exercises, functional walking and activity trainings. Blood sugar level before and after exercise, fatigue and wound status, loss of pain sensation are important factors in determining exercise intensity and break frequency.