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Rehab Needs of Service Members Recovering from Traumatic Amputations

By Dr. Ted Melcer, Ph.D, research psychologist, Naval Health Research Center, and the Health Promotion and Wellness Department at Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center During the early recovery phase, individuals with traumatic amputations frequently experience significant stress and challenges while modifying their lifestyles to reduce health risks. The amputee population can benefit greatly from resources with actionable information …

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