Amputee Rehabilitation Series: Video #3 – A Community of Peers

Web Administration Video: Amputee Rehabilitation Series

Published 8/18/2015

Talking with and being around other individuals with limb loss helps to normalize your experience and reassure you that a full life is possible after the loss of a limb. Fred Samuelson, an Amputee Coalition-certified peer visitor, reflects on how a peer visit impacted him after the loss of his leg and the role that certified peer visitors play in the recovery process. Receiving a peer visit helped Fred find hope after the amputation of his right leg below the knee due to complications from vascular disease.