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Our amputee educational resource center provides a wealth of information related to many topics to help you through the healing pathway.
When navigating through recovery and rehabilitation after the loss of a limb, you may have many questions about what to expect and what steps to take to manage your care.
Insurance and Funding
Dealing with the complicated issues related to insurance can be confusing and sometimes frustrating. These links will provide answers to your insurance questions.
Returning home from the hospital can be a little bit easier with some preparation. You may find that simple adaptations make a world of difference as you adjust to life after limb loss.
Losing a limb should not limit your ability to enjoy your golden years. There are many opportunities for senior citizens to stay active, healthy and happy following amputation.
Active Lifestyle Information
There are many opportunities for those living with limb loss to get back out in the world and live active lifestyles. If you aspire to stay active, these organizations can help. These organizations can assist you with participating in all kinds of activities.
Many organizations exist just to assist individuals with attaining their goals after limb loss. Whatever your aspirations may be, you do not have to strive for them alone. Seek assistance and support through any number of these helpful organizations.
Grief and Depression
Greif is a natural part of losing a limb. There is a difference between the grieving process and depression and there are places to go to get support. Often talking to someone who has been there can be very helpful.
Amputations as a Result of Disease
There are many roads that lead to limb loss and the needs of someone facing or choosing amputationas a result of disease are very unique. These links can provide resources to assist you back onto the road to health and wellness.
Amputations as a Result of Trauma
The traumatic loss of a limb can be life altering, but it does not need to be life limiting. These helpful links can connect you to resources and programs that can help both you and your loved ones.
Rehabilitation and Recovery
For many amputees, the primary focus is getting back to life as usual and moving on. These resources can help with everything from finding a place to recover to finding job training and a new career.
Once you have fully recovered from your limb loss, travel will most likely be on your list of things to do. Having an idea of what to expect can help take away some of the unknown. Also, there are travel agencies specifically dedicated to catering to the needs of amputees.
Many organizations focus on caring for and assisting our honored veterans. If you have served our country, learn about the many ways in which you can be supported by your fellow citizens.