Leg amputation - discharge

Amputation - leg - discharge; Below knee amputation - discharge; BK amputation - discharge; Above knee - discharge; AK - discharge; Trans-femoral amputation - discharge; Trans-tibial amputation - discharge

You were in the hospital because all or part of your leg was removed. Your recovery time may vary depending on your overall health and any complications that may have occurred. This article gives you information on what to expect and how to care for yourself during your recovery.

Stump care

Lie on your stomach 3 or 4 times a day for about 20 minutes. Lying on your stomach will help stretch out your hip muscle to avoid contracture of your stump.

When You're in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home



Wound and Stump Care

When to Call the Doctor