Case Studies & Specialities

Bilateral Amputees

Bilateral Amputation Literature Review

Craig Evans, Physiotherapist, Rankin Park Hospital, 16-06-2006
A review of current literature on the etiology, prevalence, assessment and management of bilateral amputees
Bilateral Amputation Literature Review

Bilateral Amputees - Case Studies

Craig Evans, Physiotherapist, Rankin Park Hospital, 16-06-2006
Case studies about several bilateral amputees seen at Rankin Park Hospital, describing management, goals, and outcomes.
Brainstorming Bilaterals

Hemipelvectomies

Hemipelvectomy Case Study

Sandeep Gupta, Physiotherapist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, 5-09-2014
A case study describing the characteristics of hemipelvectomy amputation, and the pre-amputation history, assessment and outcomes of the amputation surgery.
Hemipelvectomy Case Study

Paediatrics

Paediatric Complex Case Study

Natasha Hankin, Physiotherapist, Westmead Children's Hospital, 12-11-2010
A case study describing the management of a complex paediatric amputee, with Epidermal Naevus Syndrome and Polyostotic Fibrous Dysplasia
Paediatric Amputee Case Study

Paediatric Lower Limb Deficiencies

Natasha Hankin, Physiotherapist, Westmead Children's Hospital, 13-03-2009
A description of the types and classifications of congenital and acquired paediatric amputations.
Paediatric Lower Limb Deficiencies

Paralympics

The Paralympics

Cathy Howells, Physiotherapist, APC Prosthetics / The Amputee Coach, 1-03-2013
A summary of the history of the Paralympics, and the London 2012 Paralympics.
The Paralympics

Upper Limb Amputees

Physical Management of Upper Limb Amputees

Richard Collins, Physiotherapist, Prince of Wales Hospital, 28-08-2015
Quick guide to physiotherapy management of upper limb amputees.
Upper Limb Amputees

Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID)

When Your Leg Just Isn’t Your Leg!? Body Integrity Identity Disorder

Alison Wighton, Physiotherapist, Concord Hospital, 24-10-2008.
A description of Body Integrity Identity Disorder, and case study of management of a case of BIID that eventually led to a lower limb amputation
When Your Leg Just Isn’t Your Leg

ABC Television - Catalyst

An episode of the ABC Catalyst television show, about BIID, 21-05-2009
Body Identity

Podiatry

The High Risk Remaining Foot of an Amputee

David Allen, Podiatrist, Port Kembla Hospital, 14-06-2013
A summary of the Podiatry management of the high risk amputee's residual limb.
The High Risk Remaining Foot of an Amputee

Podiatry Management of the Intact Limb

Stella Panaretos, Dean Hassal, Podiatrists, Nepean Hospital, 10-02-2006
A summary of Podiatry prevention and management of wounds in diabetes and vascular disease.
Podiatry Management of the Intact Limb