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Why do parts of my foot have to be amputated?

Causes for the amputation
Why do parts of my foot have to be amputated?
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How can I avoid an amputation due to diabetic foot?

Causes for the amputation
How can I avoid an amputation due to diabetic foot?
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What is the amputation process?

Partial foot amputation
What is the amputation process?
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What are the various levels of amputation?

Partial foot amputation
What are the various levels of amputation?
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What partial foot amputation means for me?

Partial foot amputation
What partial foot amputation means for me?
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What happens in the weeks immediately following the amputation?

The weeks immediately afterwards
What happens in the weeks immediately following the amputation?
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What do I need to know about healing wounds?

The weeks immediately afterwards
What do I need to know about healing wounds?
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What prostheses and other fitting options are available?

Long-term fitting
What prostheses and other fitting options are available?
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What will my life be like with a prosthesis or orthopaedic footwear?

Long-term fitting
What will my life be like with a prosthesis or orthopaedic footwear?
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What is a partial foot prosthesis?

Long-term fitting
What is a partial foot prosthesis?
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How well will I be able to walk with a partial foot prosthesis?

Long-term fitting
How well will I be able to walk with a partial foot prosthesis?
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Is a partial foot prosthesis suitable for me?

Long-term fitting
Is a partial foot prosthesis suitable for me?
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How can I obtain a partial foot prosthesis?

Long-term fitting
How can I obtain a partial foot prosthesis?
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How can I get reimbursement for my partial foot prosthesis?

Long-term fitting
How can I get reimbursement for my partial foot prosthesis?
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What is a partial foot prosthesis made of?

Long-term fitting
What is a partial foot prosthesis made of?
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How do I care for a partial foot prosthesis?

Long-term fitting
How do I care for a partial foot prosthesis?
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Welcome to www.partial-foot-amputation.com

As well as covering the topic of partial foot amputation and its consequences, this site provides information on prosthetic options, such as the partial foot prosthesis.

In a partial foot amputation, parts of the frontal section of the foot are surgically removed. This may be necessary following an accident or when there is an insufficient supply of blood to the foot after a long period of diabetes.

Most people are unprepared for a partial foot amputation. So it's natural to look for factual information on this serious topic – about the amputation itself and life afterwards. This website aims to answer the questions you may have, including:

Firstly, remember you're not helpless when part of your foot has to be amputated. You can still lead a fulfilling life after a partial foot amputation.

It's also important to remember there's a lot you can do for yourself so as to restore your mental and physical balance following a partial foot amputation. One long-term option is the fitting of a partial foot prosthesis.

This website provides information on how a partial foot prosthesis works, whether it is suitable for you and how to obtain a fitting. We also offer some tips on everyday life with your prosthesis.

If you still have any unanswered questions about partial foot amputation and prostheses, please feel free to contact us. We'll be pleased to help.