QUESTIONS ABOUT LIMB LOSS?

The National Limb Loss Resource Center is the nation’s leading source of information about limb loss and limb differences. The Center provides comprehensive information and resources free of charge to people with limb loss and their families, friends and healthcare professionals. Read more…

NEED TO TALK TO ANOTHER AMPUTEE?

The support of those who have experienced the journey of limb loss can play a vital role in helping people recover and resume participation in life. We offer support groups, one-on-one conversation with a certified peer visitor, and our Facebook page to help provide this support. Read more…

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What Does Limb Loss Look Like in Your State?

This Fact Sheet Series, displayed as an interactive map, shows the trends and incidence of amputation in states with the highest rates of limb loss. Each state Fact Sheet presents the total number of amputations in the state, along with various patient demographics such as age, sex, ethnicity, and payer type. The numbers in these fact sheets come from the latest national hospital discharge data.
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Budgeting for the Conference

The Amputee Coalition understands that budgeting to attend the National Conference is a challenge for many. We have put together some tips on how you might secure assistance for attending this exceptional event for the limb loss community.
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Travel Information: TSA Security Checkpoint

Planning a trip can be an exciting process as you eagerly await the opportunity to have some much-needed rest and relaxation. It may also be necessary for you to travel to visit with your friends and loved ones. One of the obstacles before getting you to your destination is navigating airport security. This fact sheet will provide you with information on what you need to know, as an individual with limb loss, before stepping through the security checkpoint.
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