Information and links for those who have suffered limb loss.
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American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics
ABC was created in 1948 to promote the welfare of the physically challenged by establishing standards for patients receiving orthotic or prosthetic care. ABC conducts examinations to evaluate the competency of those persons planning to enter the practice of orthotics and prosthetics.
Amputee Coalition of America
National, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences. The ACA includes individual amputees, amputee education and support groups, professionals family members and friends, agencies, and organizations.
Amputee Resources for Canadian Amputees
Includes phantom pain support group, information about sports, humor, stories, news. Also personal site for Larry Gardner.
News and stories of amputees throughout the world.
NHS Choices: Amputation
Provides information on this surgical procedure involving removal of part of the body. Includes a short video and details of why and how it is performed, recovery, risks and complications.
One Arm Dove Hunt
Annual event for arm amputees. Located in Olney, Texas.
Collection of short video clips and instructions to help amputees perform specific tasks and activities.
Tips 4 Arm-Amps
Created to show arm amps how to do things one handed, such as using a grungy on the stump to wash a remaining arm.
Last update:February 26, 2015 at 7:05:05 UTC