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The OrthoCarolina Reconstructive Center for Lost Limbs (RCLL) is pioneering a multidisciplinary approach to amputation care, integrating cutting-edge surgical techniques and advanced prosthetic technologies. Led by renowned orthopedic surgeons Dr. Glenn Gaston and Dr. Bryan Loeffler, our monthly clinics offer comprehensive care tailored to individual needs, from single-digit to four-limb amputations. Innovations such as targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR), regenerative peripheral nerve interface (RPNI), and the starfish procedure aim to enhance prosthetic control and reduce nerve pain, emphasizing our commitment to improving both physical function and overall quality of life.

To learn more about OrthoCarolina's RCLL advancements, browse the Frequently Asked Questions below.

What is OrthoCarolina’s Reconstructive Center for Lost Limbs (RCLL)?
What does a “multidisciplinary” approach entail?
Who leads RCLL?
Where is RCLL located?
Does the RCLL have a special program for managing patients with amputations of multiple limbs?
How long has OrthoCarolina been researching therapies for limb loss?
What are some of the latest advancements in technology to treat limb loss?
How does Targeted Muscle Reinnervation (TMR) work?
Does surgery make it possible for amputees to control their prosthetic as they would a natural limb?
How does Targeted Brain Rehabilitation (TBR) help with pain management?
What is phantom limb pain?
How soon do patients regain mobility after their prosthesis are fitted?
Does the RCLL approach only address physical issues related to limb loss?

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