Lower limb amputations are preventable: The essential role of Orthotists in managing people with diabetes and high-risk feet – by Ella Nicolson, AOPA membership & communications officer

prosthetist & orthotist role in diabetes

“How many people do you know who have had a lower limb amputation? Your response may likely be “none”. It may surprise you to learn that there are approximately 6,000 partial foot amputations occurring in Australia each year, with that number expected to triple by the year 2050 (Dillon, 2014). This number is far too [Read More…]