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NC Orthopaedic Clinic

 
   

Duke Amputee Performance Clinic


A new outpatient clinic with a focus on YOU.

Who:    This clinic is for any person who has had amputation surgery of an upper or lower extremity, or is considering amputation surgery. 

 

What:  The clinic is staffed by an interdisciplinary team of practitioners who are experts in helping patients progress through their rehabilitation and regain maximum function and performance.

 

Services:   

     At this clinic you will receive

     consultation on any/all of the

     following:

 

ü  Education about the rehabilitation process following amputation surgery, including options for prosthetic candidates and those who do not wish to use a prosthetic device.

ü  Education regarding resources for amputees, including rehabilitation providers and support groups.

ü  Recommendations for post-operative care including residual limb care, exercise and mobility, to prosthetic fitting.

ü  Prescriptions for prosthetic devices, including prosthetic socket design, suspension systems and componentry, to ensure optimal performance.

ü  Fabrication of new and adjustments of existing prosthetic devices and patient education regarding new prosthetic technology.

Where:      North Carolina Orthopedic Clinic -  Duke Medicine at Patterson Place   3609 Southwest Durham Dr., Durham, NC  27707

                   http://www.ncorthoclinic.com

 

When:        1st and 3rd Wednesday mornings,  

Call_919-471-9622  (press 1, listen, press 2) and ask for the Duke Amputee Clinic appointment.

 

Coverage:  Co-payment or deductible may be required, determined by each insurance policy.


Directions

From Raleigh (and points eastward):
Take I-40 West. Take Exit 270. At the top of the ramp make a right onto 15-501. At the 2nd stoplight, take a right onto South West Durham Dr. We are ahead on the left about .5 miles down the road.

From Durham:
Get onto 15-501 headed south towards Chapel Hill. At the intersection of South West Durham Dr. and 15-501, take a left onto South West Durham Dr. We are ahead on the left about .5 miles down the road.

From Chapel Hill:
Take 15-501 towards Durham. Cross over I-40. At the intersection of South West Durham Dr. and 15-501, take a right onto South West Durham Dr. We are ahead on the left about .5 miles down the road.

From Greensboro / Winston Salem:
Take 85 N and then take I-40 East. Take Exit 270. At the top of the ramp make a left onto 15-501. At the 3rd stoplight, take a right onto South West Durham Dr. We are ahead on the left about .5 miles down the road.





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