As the exclusive accredited provider, we are dedicated to serving the unique needs of individuals who have experienced amputations due to road or work-related accidents.

Epworth Hawthorn stands at the forefront as a leading trauma centre, specialising in the treatment of patients who have acquired amputations. Our partnership with Epworth allows us to extend our comprehensive prosthetic services to all amputees completing their rehabilitation at this renowned facility.

At Epworth Hawthorn, we offer personalised programs catering to patients requiring inpatient, outpatient, and community-based rehabilitation. Our ultimate goal is to empower individuals, facilitating their return to a productive and functional lifestyle within the community. By maximising functional ability and enhancing quality of life, we strive to ensure a seamless integration back into the community.

With a specific focus on amputee and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, as well as orthopedic trauma, Epworth Hawthorn boasts expertise in these areas. Epworth Hawthorn boasts two fully equipped, state-of-the-art rehabilitation gyms on-site, including the cutting-edge Alter G treadmill and an advanced Driving Simulator. These exceptional facilities enable us to deliver the care and support each individual needs throughout the rehabilitation journey.

To access Outpatient Services at Epworth Hawthorn or Epworth’s Allied Health Clinic, more information can be found here.

ProMotion’s Prosthetists work alongside highly skilled physiotherapists, rehabilitation physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, social workers, dieticians and psychologists to ensure a comprehensive and holistic approach to patient care is achieved.


Amputee Rehabilitation Services

The Epworth Amputee Rehabilitation Program offers a comprehensive range of care, treatment, education, and management for both inpatient and outpatient clients. Our services are designed to optimise your recovery and enhance your overall well-being.

The program encompasses various essential elements:

  • Education for Personal Care and Prosthetic Management: We provide comprehensive education to help you effectively manage personal care and optimise the use of your prosthetic device.
  • Post-operative Rehabilitation with Pain Management: Our team specialises in post-operative rehabilitation, focusing on pain management techniques to ensure a smoother recovery process.
  • Mobility Optimisation: We offer specialised training in prosthetic use and wheelchair mobility, helping you regain independence and maximise your mobility.
  • Pre-operative Assessment and Counseling: Our experts conduct thorough assessments prior to surgery where possible, providing valuable guidance and counseling to prepare you for the amputation procedure.
  • Emotional Support: We understand the emotional challenges that come with amputation. Our team is here to provide compassionate assistance, helping you adjust emotionally.
  • Recreational and Sporting Mobility: We offer recreational activities including specialised Running and Cycling programs in our High Mobility Groups led by skilled Exercise Physiologists. These programs are tailored to meet your unique needs and help you engage in active and fulfilling lifestyles.
  • Driving Re-training and Vehicle Modifications: Our comprehensive services include driving re-training and vehicle modification support, ensuring you can confidently return to the road after amputation.
  • Osseointegration: Our multidisciplinary team offers thorough assessments and post-operative rehabilitation for individuals considering osseointegration.
  • Long-Term Management of Amputees: We provide ongoing support and management for long-term care, ensuring your needs are met throughout life.
  • Outpatient Prosthetic Rehabilitation: Our outpatient program offers specialised prosthetic rehabilitation, providing continuous support and guidance as you adjust to your prosthetic device.
  • Gait Analysis: We conduct thorough gait analysis to assess your walking pattern and provide targeted interventions to improve your overall mobility.

Choose the Epworth Amputee Rehabilitation Program for comprehensive, individualised care that focuses on your unique needs. Our dedicated team is committed to supporting your recovery and helping you regain an active and fulfilling lifestyle.