Osseointegration

Osseointegration - a life-changing procedure for amputees

May 24, 2017
Osseointegration is a revolutionary procedure now available in New Zealand that Fit for Work has been offering above knee amputees since March 2014, in collaboration with the New Zealand Artificial Limb centres. This life-changing technology involves placing a metal implant into the femur, which serves as a connection point for a prosthetic leg. With correct rehabilitation, the bone will grow into the implant and create a single, stable structure. Fit for Work has the only Specialist Osseointegration Rehabilitation Team (SORT)...