Links

It is important to stay up-to-date with the latest advances in Prosthetics and Orthotics. As pioneers in the industry, we are dedicated to utilizing the latest technologies to enhance the lives of amputees. Below is a list of online amputee organzations that we recommend:

360 O&P

360 O&P is an online orthotics and prosthetics community that offers information on all facets of the field from the latest technological innovations to best practices and valuable background information. 360 O&P is a home for web-based community focused on empowerment and sharing the latest practical information for patients and professionals.

Achilles Track Club

Achilles is a worldwide organization, represented in sixty countries. Their mission is to enable people with all types of disabilities to participate in mainstream athletics, to promote personal achievement, enhanced self esteem, and the lowering of barriers between people.

Adaptive Adventures

Adaptive Adventures is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with disabilities and their families through outdoor sports & recreation.  

Advanced Rehab Therapy / Clinical Services

Robert Gailey, MSEd, PT has specialized in the rehabilitation of the lower limb amputee for over 17 years. He believes his role as a therapist is three-fold: 1) to restore the person’s ability to walk with a prosthesis to the highest possible degree in the shortest period of time. 2) Pass on functionally relevant tips to make life easier. 3) Motivate people to reach full rehabilitation potential and to move on and enjoy life.

Adaptive Adventures

Adaptive Adventures is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and adults with disabilities and their families through outdoor sports & recreation. 

AAHA - American Amputee Hockey Association

Official website 

American Academy of Orthotists and Prothetists

Official website. The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists is dedicated to promoting professionalism and advancing the standards of patient care through education, literature, research, advocacy and collaboration.

American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC)

ABC practitioner certification requires the profession's most rigorous educational and examination achievements. ABC also accredits patient care facilities that voluntarily submit to the profession's highest standards of patient care, practitioner competence, facility safety and patient rights.

Amputee Information Resource Center

It is our mission to disseminate timely and useful information, to perform charitable services, and to conduct research to enhance productivity and quality of life for amputees in America.

Amputee Coalition of America

A national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experiences amputation or are born with limb differences.

Amputee Golfer Magazine

 

Barr Foundation

The Barr Foundation assists amputees without funding to obtain prostheses, The Barr/United Amputee Assistance Fund (BUAAF) is administered by the United Amputee Services Association (UASA). The foundation, along with UASA, also works toward passage of legislation to assure O & P provider standards. The two organizations were instrumental in gaining passage of the Florida licensure law and are supporting federal legislation aimed at qualifications of practitioners providing custom O & P services.

Challenged Athletes Foundation

It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation to provide opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics.

Bowman Siciliano Limb Bank Foundation

AThe Bowman Siciliano Limb Bank Foundation, previously known as the Dana Bowman Limb Bank Foundation, acts as a ready resource for artificial limbs for those in need. It is a non-profit organization seeking to fulfill the need for artificial limbs in underdeveloped nations and here in the United States where traditional funding is unavailable.

Challenge Aspen

Challenge Aspen is dedicated to impacting lives by presenting meaningful recreational, educational, cultural and competitive experiences to individuals faced with cognitive or physical challenges.

Disabled Sports USA

DS/USA now offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent physical disability. Activies include winter skiing, water sports, summer and winter competitions, fitness and special sports events.

Disaboom

Disaboom mission: to create the first comprehensive, evolving source of information, insight, and personal engagement for the disability community.

Eastern Amputee Golf Association

EAGA’s prime purpose is to organize and conduct amputee golfing events and “Learn to Golf” clinics for any physically challenged individual, provide communications between its members and act as a bridge between its members and the National Association.

Extremity Games

The O&P Extremity Games was started to solidified the vision of extreme sporting competitions for individuals living with limb loss or limb difference.

Florida Board of O&P

Visit this site to verify practitioner licensure. Florida is one of a few states that require Prosthetists/Orthotists to be licensed.

Hemi Pelvectomy & Hip Disarticulation Website

This website is dedicated to high pelvic levels of amputation providing peer support, information and education.
www.hphdhelp.org

Sarah Bear

SarahBearPurchase the newest creation from Glabeebers, the SarahBear™, a therapeutic friend for people with various challenges.

I-CAN (Child Amputee Network)

An Internet mailing list to provide information and support contacts to children with absent or underdeveloped limbs and their parents.

Limbs for Life Foundation

To benefit amputees by promoting advanced research and to provide comfortable and full functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it.

National Amputee Golf Association

A not-for-profit organization that offers physical and mental therapy to amputees through involvement with golf.

O & P Athlete Assistance Fund

The Orthotic & Prosthetic Athletic Fund supports year-round fitness and education programs that enable persons with disabilities to enjoy the rewards of physical fitness, social interaction, and personal achievement.

O & P Online

The global resource for prosthetic and orthotic information.

Shake-a-Leg

Shake-A-Leg is a water sports community center for one and all. Our specialty is working with people - adults and children alike - with physical, developmental and economic challenges.

United States Paralympics

The Official Site of the U.S. Paralympics Team

www.upperex.com

Upperex.com is committed to being the number one resource for, and dedicated to, upper extremity amputees. We are constantly updating, changing, and improving our products and services and will continue to do that so we can bring you the most up-to-date information to use in your daily life.

Western Amputee Golf Association

 

Wounded Warrior Project

To help severely injured service members aid and assist each other by providing unique, direct programs and services to meet their needs.