Guidelines for managing adults with lower limb prostheses

These guidelines, based on the best available research evidence, focus on physiotherapy as part of a multidisciplinary team for adults lower limb prostheses.



The guidelines are for physiotherapists who are directly or indirectly involved in caring for people with lower limb prostheses.

The information is principally for physiotherapy teachers and practitioners, but also applies to:

  • Commissioners
  • Providers of healthcare
  • GPs
  • Orthopaedic surgeons
  • Prosthetists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Patients
  • Patient organisations

The guidelines are supported by a quick reference guide and an audit form. 

Download all three documents below.