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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Amputee Rehabilitation Video Series

This video series is designed to help patients during the recovery and rehabilitation process following the amputation of a limb. Each video highlights an important part of the recovery process, using experiences from other people with limb loss and healthcare professionals with expertise in amputee care and rehabilitation.
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Amusement Park Accessibility

Although designed for fun and excitement, a trip to an amusement park can be challenging and frustrating for someone with limb loss. Each year, the Amputee Coalition’s National Limb Loss Resource Center receives reports from people with limb loss about parks denying them access to rides and other attractions. This fact sheet will provide you with information on what to consider, as a person with limb loss, before including an amusement park as part of your vacation plans.
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