इंटरनेशनल जर्नल ऑफ फिजिकल मेडिसिन एंड रिहैबिलिटेशन

इंटरनेशनल जर्नल ऑफ फिजिकल मेडिसिन एंड रिहैबिलिटेशन
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Physical Therapy in the Pre and Post the Transtibial Amputation

Haron Silva Dorta

Patient, 62, male, suffered a fall in his residence and suffered a distal 1/3 intra-articular tibia fractures (type of tibial pilon fracture, Grade III), held a surgery for bone reconstruction with the need to use metallic synthesis, later came to develop osteomyelitis, achieve chronic and severe stage. He don`t responded to antibiotics, it was decided to perform the amputation member. From the time when the first operation after fracture and to make the second transtibial amputation, intense physical therapy for 06 weeks was carried out, with positive results in a short period of time, it appears that the treatment of pre amputation accelerates the process of prosthesis, gait, balance and therefore the return of their activities of daily living.