Resource Specialists

Where can you turn when you have questions about limb loss?  Here at the resource center we provide comprehensive information and resources free of charge.  All of the information that we provide is reviewed by the Coalition’s medical/scientific advisory committee of experts in the field of limb loss so you can count on the accuracy of the information.

The Art of Happiness After Loss

Psychologist Roberta Cone, PsyD, who serves on the Amputee Coalition’s Scientific & Medical Advisory Committee (SciMAC), participated in an audio interview conducted by Lois McCullough for a telesummit broadcast this summer. The telesummit, titled “The Art of Happiness After Loss,” featured experts who shared tips on how to find happiness and joy after loss. Roberta, who is an upper extremity amputee due to trauma, shared tips on how to live well after experiencing a loss. To hear her interview, please click here. To learn more about interviewer Lois McCullough, visit her website at

Resources by Amputation Level

Body Outline

Partial Foot or Toe(s) (incl. Symes)
Below Knee (incl. Rotationplasty)
Above Knee (incl. Knee Disarticulation)
Hip Disarticulation or Hemipelvectomy
Bilateral Lower Limb Loss

Partial Hand or Finger(s)
Below Elbow (incl. Wrist Disarticulation)
Above Elbow (incl. Elbow Disarticulation)
Shoulder Disarticulation or Forequarter
Bilateral Upper Limb Loss

Resources by Topic

Adaptive Technology
Donating Prostheses/Shoes
Emergency Preparedness
Financial Assistance
Finding Help
Healthy Eating
Healthy Living NEW!
Inspirational Stories

Limb Loss Statistics
Pain Management
Physical Activity
Skin & Wound Care
Working with your Prosthetist

Resources by User Groups Seniors Parents and Youth Healthcare Professionals Recent Amputees Caregivers

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