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Considerations Before You Get an Amputation

Considerations Before You Get an Amputation The loss of a limb can have a considerable psychological impact. The grief and bereavement people face after an amputation are equivalent to the death of a loved one. Ignoring the psychological impact of an amputation will be your first drastic mistake. It’s not hard since you are surrounded…
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15 Amputation Analytics That May Inspire You

15 Amputation Analytics That May Inspire You Limb loss is much more common than many people realize, and the numbers are growing. By learning the facts about limb loss, we can start to be better advocates for our friends and family, feel less alone during our journey with limb loss, and raise awareness through meaningful, fact-based…
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Pre-amputation Assessment

Pre-amputation Assessment I found this article on assessment after my amputation. I was struggling with the raw feelings of never having my foot again. I felt like I was waking up from a dream where everything is in chaos, and regrets are not resolved. I wake up to people trying to be logical and not…
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How to Reduce Your Amputee Anxiety

Post-amputation Amputation Issues Pre-amputation Problem Solving How to Reduce Your Amputee Anxiety What Causes Amputee Anxiety Sixty-four percent of recent amputees suffer from anxiety. Many of them find they are overwhelmed by that fear. There are some specific triggers that the newly amputated face that is unique. Amputation Anxiety starts with the realization that your…
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CONSULTATIONS CALENDAR KEVIN KAPPLER, PH.D. Contact Dr. Kappler Consultations & Messages You can schedule an appointment with Dr. Kappler by using the frorm below, or you can click this button to send a message. Send Message SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION INITIAL CONSULTATIONS FOR NEW CLIENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE
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Why Amputation? What To Do About It

Facing an Amputation  What to Do Facing An Amputation You are facing an amputation. An amputation is either the result of a traumatic event like a car crash. This means there is no preparation and the amputee regains consciousness after the operation. Your podiatrist or Orthopedic surgeon has detected a severe infection resistant to antibiotics,…
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You Can Lead a Happy Life! Let Me Show You How! Yes, You Can!   KEVIN KAPPLER, PH.D. AMPUTEE LIFECOACH As a fellow amputee, I know the psychological difficulties people face after losing a limb. I have helped people on the phone and texting for the last ten years as a Life Coach with these…
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