Patient Resources

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

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

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

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

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

O and P Edge  https://www.oandp.com

StumpsRus  https://www.stumps.org

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

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

Podiatry Today  https://www.podiatrytoday.com

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

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

National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education  https://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 https://www.activeamp.org/for more information.

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 https://www.disabledsportsusa.org/

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 https://www.extremitygames.com/

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 https://www.nagagolf.org

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 https://www.challengedathletes.org/

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