Resource Center for Amputees and Medical Providers


Better information delivers better outcomes. If you have a specific question or are looking for information you don’t find here, please feel free to contact us at your earliest convenience.

Sports and Recreation:  Achilles International  (Running) Home – BlazeSports America  (General)  Home – Challenge Aspen  (Skiing & snowboarding) Home – National Alliance for Accessible Golf (  (Golf) Homepage – Paradox Sports  (Climbing) USOPC | About The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee  (General) Home | Y4A Yoga for Amputees | Amputee Yoga | Trainings  (Yoga)    Empowering Lives Through Adaptive Sports – Adaptive Sports Foundation  (General)    Sponsors – National Amputee Golf Association (  (Golf)    Adaptive Action Sports (  (Action sports)    ENDEAVOR GAMES HOME  (General)    Home – OPAF (  (General)    Adaptive Sport | U.S. Amputee Soccer Team (  (Soccer)    About Adaptive Tennis (  (Tennis)  (General)    IPC – Paralympics News, Sports and Results

Veterans Resources: Home | Veterans Affairs  Veterans Charity – Non Profit Organization for Veterans | WWP (    Get Help Now: Amputee Resources for Veterans –    Home | Gary Sinise Foundation    Medical Transportation for Needy Patients | Mercy Medical Angels  (helps secure transportation to clinical care)    The Independence Fund    Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation (

General Information:  Amputee Coalition – Learn about amputation & prosthetic care & request support for people living with limb loss, their families, caregivers and clinicians who care for amputees. (    Home – Healing Hands for Haiti    LIMBS INTERNATIONAL – LIMBS International    Home | Limbs For Life  ACL (Administration for Community Living) National Limb Loss Resource Center

Childrens/Caregiver Resources:    – Helping children with upper limb differences live life without limits (    Parents & Youth – Amputee Coalition (    AAC (    Camp No Limits | Limb Loss Family Program (    Helping Hands Foundation, Inc. – Home (    Jordan Thomas Foundation | Helping Kids Get Prostheses  (supports children who experience limb loss due to traumatic injury)    Pediatric Care | Shriners Children’s (  (provides care to children up to age 18 based on medical need and regardless of the family’s ability to pay)

Senior Resources:    Seniors – Amputee Coalition (

Practitioner/Professional Resources:    American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (    Home (  previously ABC    AOPA – AMERICAN ORTHOTIC & PROSTHETIC ASSOCIATION (    Barr Foundation    Home – Board of Certification/Accreditation (  previously BOC    ISPO (    HOME | NAAOP    The National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education | (

Legislature Resources:    Legislative News, Studies and Analysis | National Conference of State Legislatures (

Publications:    Resources for Amputees | Amputee Resource Directory (    Amputee Coalition Publications – Amputee Coalition (  Subscribe to: inMotion, First Step, First Step Spanish, and Insurance Coverage & Reimbursement from this link.    Parents & Youth – Amputee Coalition (  (Information for parents, children and youth)    Seniors – Amputee Coalition ( (Information for Seniors)

Amputee Related Books

You’re Not Alone by John Sabolich
The stories of 38 remarkable amputees who conquered the challenges of a lifetime.

Lower Limb Amputation: A Guide to Living a Quality Life by Adrian Christian, MD
A unique resource aimed to educate those with lower limb amputation so they can better care for themselves and maximize their own independence.

In a Single Bound by Sarah Reinersten
A gripping memoir of inner strength about a one-legged child trying to fit in with her two-legged friends, who became one of the world’s most famous physically-challenged sports figures

It’s just a matter of balance by Kevin S. Garrison
A very personal story of amputee rehabilitation. Written as an autobiography it is good prosthetic education and a useful story for clinicians and students.