Resources by Amputation Level

To easily sort through the resources we offer, we have created categories to make it easier to find what you are looking for. You can sort the items on this page by using the drop down menu to filter them by limb loss level.

If you don’t find what you are looking for, try using the “search” button in the upper right or experiment with browsing the entire collection. Please feel free to call us during business hours at 888/267-5669, or send a message via our contact form.

Amputee Coalition Fact Sheet

Prosthetic Feet

Updated 08/2016. Over the past decade, technology and research have greatly expanded the functionality and aesthetics of prosthetic feet. Today, amputees have a wide array of feet from which to ...continue.

A Case for Body-Powered Hooks

by Sean McHugh. In recent years, there have been many exciting advancements in the world of upper-limb prosthetics. Much of the focus has been on developing myoelectric hands with enhanced ...continue.
Introductory Amputee Care For Lower Limb Amputees

Introductory Amputee Care For Lower Limb Amputees

Narrated by Paddy Rossbach, RN, former President and CEO, these video demonstrations are to help you learn to manage after a lower extremity amputation. They are not to take the ...continue.

Prosthetic Socks and Liners

Last updated: 12/07/2014 by Jack E. Uellendahl, CPO. If I were to ask a room full of amputees what the most important feature of their prosthesis is, I am certain ...continue.

Prosthetic Knee Systems

Last updated: 12/07/2014 by Bill Dupes. Of all prosthetic components, the knee system is arguably the most complex. It must provide reliable support when standing, allow smooth, controlled motion when ...continue.

Transtibial Suspension Alternatives

Last updated: 12/07/2014 by John W. Michael, MEd, L/CPO, CPO Services, Inc. (Portage, IN). ...continue.

Prosthetic Devices for Upper-Extremity Amputees

Updated 12/2014 by Rick Bowers - Passive prostheses are generally considered to be devices that are worn purely for cosmetic purposes. Functional prostheses, on the other hand, are devices that ...continue.

Bilateral Upper-Limb-Loss Rehabilitation

Volume 21, Issue 1 January/February 2011 by Shawn Swanson Johnson, OTR/L Upper-limb loss is a rare occurrence. Consider this fact: for every incident of upper-limb amputation, there are 30 incidents ...continue.