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Limb Fitting Centre

Prosthetic Services
The Limb Fitting Centre is a regional centre providing specialist knowledge and prosthetic services to lower limb amputee patients in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.

The dedicated staff of the L&D’s Limb Fitting team ensure that they provide the highest quality prostheses and offer ongoing support and an on-site maintenance service.

The multidisciplinary team includes a Specialist Consultant in Amputee Rehabilitation, Clinical Psychologist Prosthetists, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist and Rehabilitation Engineer – all complemented by a team of highly skilled Technicians.

In addition to being the specialist unit, the centre provides physiotherapy sessions and practical occupational therapy and advice to local amputee patients.

Referral to the service is usually through the surgical team following amputation. However, later referrals can be made by your GP or a healthcare professional.

Clinic Opening Times
Lower Limb Amputee Clinics:
Monday to Friday,09.00 – 13.00
(Afternoon appointments on request)

Contact Us
General enquiries and appointments: 01582 497122

Orthotic Services
Orthotics is a specialist medical service in which braces/supports are designed and fitted to an individual to provide one or more of the following:

  • Correction or prevention of a physical deformity
  • Stabilisation of a joint or joints
  • Reduction of pain
  • Improvement in mobility or performance
  • Reduction in the risk of injury

Orthotic clinics are held within the Limb Fitting Centre and three satellite clinics within Luton and Dunstable.

The service also provides fitting of Breast Prosthesis and acrylic wigs.

Referral to the Orthotics team is through your GP.

Contact Us
01582 497198

Luton Limb Fitting Centre User Group (Step Up!)
An active user group, Step Up! For up to date news and events (including free monthly swimming sessions) please visit the Step UP! website.

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Staff

Rehab Consultant
Senior Prosthetist and Clinical Lead
Apmutee Specialist Nurse