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Osseointegration: An Overview

Created 11/2019 What Is Osseointegration? Osseointegration is an alternative method of attaching a prosthetic limb to an amputee’s body. Osseointegration is a procedure that many transfemoral and transtibial amputees are ...continue.

Adaptive Gaming Resources

Created 10/2019 – Gaming can allow those who are disabled to learn new skills as well as provide therapeutic benefits. More and more gaming manufacturers and organizations are tackling the ...continue.

Prosthetic vs. Prosthesis: The Correct Usage

We are often asked how and when to use the terms prosthetics and prosthesis properly in a sentence. Learn that and related information from Amputee Coalition. ...continue.

College Funding Resources for Individuals with Disabilities

Created 10/2019– There are many different opportunities for individuals with limb loss or limb difference to find resources that may be able to help pay for their post-secondary education. These ...continue.

Partner Resources

External resources available providing support and information Communicating With Your Doctor: The PACE System – This web site will help you to master the communication skills needed to have more ...continue.

Activities of Daily Living: Bathroom Edition

Created 10/2019 Introduction The bathroom is one of the places in your home where the ability to do things independently is extremely important. While in the bathroom, most people want ...continue.

Massage Therapy in Amputee Rehabilitation and Care

Created 10/2019 Introduction Losing a limb is a physical and psychological trauma that has a profound influence on the life of an amputee. Providing comprehensive rehabilitation services and programs to ...continue.

Breast Cancer & Mastectomies

Introduction Amputation is commonly understood as the loss of a major limb such as an arm or a leg. However, the loss of any body part often includes profound functional ...continue.

Living Free

For many people, asking for help can be hard to do. It requires facing the reality of missing a limb, which can lead to difficult emotions like shame, grief and ...continue.

Online Support for People with Diabetes

Updated 07/2019 - Diabetes can contribute to complications such as neuropathy and vascular disease, which often lead to limb loss. Getting support from others with diabetes can help you better ...continue.

Service Animals

Updated 05/2020 Introduction Service animals are defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as any animal “trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual ...continue.

Finding an Active Lifestyle Fit for You

Published 5/2019 - In this Webinar, personal trainers who are amputees help you find out what you should look for if you want to start an exercise plan, join a ...continue.

Adaptive Clothing Resources

Created 5/2019 - Adaptive clothing, or adapted clothes, are clothing, accessories and footwear specially designed for people with physical disabilities and others who lack the full range of motion required ...continue.

Caregiver Resources

Created 04/2019 Being a Caregiver: Beginning Your New Journey The Amputee Coalition offers Being a Caregiver: Beginning Your New Journey as an introductory guide to help families and spouses of ...continue.

Mirror Therapy

inMotion · Volume 20 · Issue 6 · November/December 2010 - by Beth D. Darnall, PHD - Phantom pain is often a chronic, debilitating condition that affects about 80 percent ...continue.