Patient Handout: Winter Weather for Amputees


For amputees, or anyone with mobility concerns, winter weather can be hazardous and difficult to navigate. With parts of the country under a heavy layer of snow during the wintry months, many wheelchair and prosthetic users feel there has to be a better way to prepare for the harsh realities of winter — but how?

Luckily, there are some simple solutions that can help improve a patient’s mobility in snowy conditions.

These helpful tips can help anyone with mobility concerns, whether they are wheeling or walking through a winter wonderland.


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