Patient Resources

Amputee Resources

American Coalition of America  http://www.amputee-coalition.org/

Amputee Empowerment Partners  http://www.empoweringamputees.org

Amputee Support Group Online  http://www.dailystrength.org/c/amputees/support-group

Barr Foundation  http://www.oandp.com/resources/organizations/barr

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability  http://www.ncpad.org

National Limb Loss Information Center  http://www.amputee-coalition.org/nllic_about.html

Philos Health   http://www.philoshealth.org

O and P Edge  http://www.oandp.com

StumpsRus  http://www.stumps.org

Orthotics and Prosthetics Careers  http://www.opcareers.org/

American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists  http://www.oandp.org/jpo/

Podiatry Today  http://www.podiatrytoday.com

International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics  http://www.ispo.ws

American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association  http://www.aopanet.org

National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education  http://www.ncope.org

 

                             

 

Amputee Athletic Resources

Living with an amputation does not mean that you cannot live the active lifestyle that you once had. Below is a list of amputee athletic resources that you may find helpful.

Activeamp.org
Activeamp.org is an online connection for amputees with active lifestyles.This resource has many links to sports related amputee associations. Please visit their website at http://www.activeamp.org/for more information.

Disabled Sports USA
Disabled Sports USA is a national nonprofit, 501(c)(3), organization established in 1967 by disable Vietnam veterans to serve the war injured. DS/USA now offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent disability. Activities include winter skiing, water sports, summer and winter competitions, fitness and special sports events. For more information you can visit their website at http://www.dsusa.org/

Extremity Games
The O&P Extremity Games is an extreme amateur sporting competition for individuals living with limb loss or limb difference. The O&P Extremity Games allows participants to demonstrate skill, persistence and passion while competing for cash and other prizes. For more information, visit their website at http://www.extremitygames.com/

National Amputee Golf Association
The National Amputee Golf Association was incorporated in 1954. At that time, NAGA was comprised of a small group of amputee golfers who played friendly games that quickly developed in regional tournament play in various cities across the United States. Today, NAGA ahs over 2,500 members worldwide. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.nagagolf.org

Challenged Athletes Foundation

It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) to provide opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence and enhances quality of life.  For more information, please visit their website at http://www.challengedathletes.org/

 

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