Websites and Helpful Online Resources for Amputees Resources for Amputees
The Amputee Coalition is the nation’s leading organization on limb loss, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for amputees and their families, improving patient care and preventing limb loss.
360 O&P is an online tool for people in the Orthotic and Prosthetic community to both learn and share information, technologies and their experiences with others. We also provide the ability for medical professionals to communicate and educate directly to those within the O & P community.
Amputee Blade Runners is a Non Profit organization that helps provide free running prosthetics for amputees. Health insurance companies have declared running prosthetics as “not medically necessary” and do not cover their cost. Our organization helps amputees keep an active lifestyle by providing this vital equipment free of charge. Our goal is to provide a running prosthesis to one athlete in all 50 states. We currently have athletes in 31 states who serve as ambassadors to other amputees. Please view our map and if you, or someone you know, is an active amputee and lives in a state in need of an ABR ambassador please contact us for more information or complete our grant application.
No Limits Foundation is a non-profit organization providing camps for children with limb loss and differences. The camp aims to provide education, mentorship, and support to these children and their families. Camp No Limits fosters a welcoming and supportive community in the hopes of helping all those who attend the camp.
It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) to provide opportunities and support to people with physical challenges, so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. The Challenged Athletes Foundation believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.
“Cosi Talks!” which is a live feed show that happens every Wednesday evening at 8:30pm EST on Facebook. This a chance for you, your family, and even your clinicians to ask questions regarding recovery from amputation. Whether you're fresh out of surgery or a veteran amputee, there is always something new to be learned and this is the place to get your answers! Feel free to explore this website for the schedule of topics that will be discussed.
Limbs 4 Life is the peak body for amputees in Australia and was founded as an incorporated charity in 2004. Limbs 4 Life provides services to thousands of amputees and their caregivers, who rely on the programs and services for assistance prior to, or after a limb amputation.
The Liner Wand We are a dedicated team of multidisciplinary professionals that are passionate about bringing innovative healthcare solutions to the amputee community. We created The Liner Wand with Apocrine technology to address the problems that can arise between the skin-liner interface.
Move United uses sports to push what's possible so everyone, regardless of ability, has equal access to sports and recreation in their community. Established in 1956, Move United is an Affiliate of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee.
No Limbits adaptive clothing was created for amputees, wheelchair users, and people who experience limited dexterity and sensory sensitivities.
We use a human-centered design approach to address comfort, independence and style. Our goal is to help all people with disabilities through accessible apparel solutions that make everyday life a little easier.
The National Ability Center empowers individuals of all abilities by building self-esteem, confidence and lifetime skills through sport, recreation and educational programs.
ROMP’s mission is to provide high quality prosthetic care in underserved populations, which enhances mobility and unlocks human potential.
Steps of Faith is a nonprofit public charity dedicated to providing prosthetic care, hope, and comfort to amputees needing financial support. We help uninsured and underinsured amputees get the prosthetic limbs they need. We restore mobility, we restore possibilities.
U.S. Paralympics, a division of the nonprofit USOPC, is dedicated to becoming the world leader in the Paralympic Movement and promoting excellence in the lives of people with disabilities, including physical disabilities and visual impairments.
If you are an Amputee or you know someone that is, this is a facebook group for them to share their experiences with each other and for the members to find quality amputee products.
This is a facebook group where you can connect with your peers to ask questions, support each other and talk all things adjustability!
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