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Mary Free Bed Prosthetics Team

Injuries and disease impact people in various ways — physically, socially, psychologically and even spiritually. At Mary Free Bed Prosthetics, our approach is to integrate patient treatment to achieve the most independence possible. Depending on the patient’s specific condition, some or all of the following professionals may be a part of his care at Mary Free Bed Prosthetics.

Certified Prosthetist (CP)

  • Evaluates the patient for the prescribed prosthesis
  • Designs and fabricates the appropriate prosthesis
  • Manages patient treatment by fitting and adjusting the prosthesis for comfort

Prosthetics Technician

  • Fabricates and repairs prosthetic devices to be fit by a certified prosthetist

Physiatrist (pronounced fizz-i-a-trist)

  • Physician specializing in rehabilitation medicine
  • Manages the treatment of each patient and coordinates the work of other professionals on the therapy team

Rehabilitation Nurse

  • Evaluates and monitors each patient
  • Develops care plans
  • Focuses on patient’s self care, comfort, and education

Physical Therapist (PT)

  • Evaluates patient’s balance, mobility, strength, and muscle function
  • Provides physical training and teaches techniques for everyday functioning

Occupational Therapist (OT)

  • Teaches techniques and skills for eating and drinking, dressing, toileting, bathing, hygiene, shopping, and laundry
  • Helps with fitting and customizing special adaptive equipment

Patient Coordinator

  • Schedules appointments
  • Assists patient with insurance information
  • Answers questions and directs patients to appropriate care
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