Resources

Useful Links

Amputee Coalition of America is a national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences.

The Open Prosthetics Project is a project that creates useful and innovative prosthetic devices and release the designs into the public domain.

Enabling the Future is a group that designs and produces hands for amputees in the US and abroad using 3D printing techniques.

Limbs for Life Foundation is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to providing prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it. They provide a financial bridge between low-income amputees and the quality prosthetic care needed to restore their lives. In addition, they ship gently used prosthetics abroad to developing countries.

Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation runs fabulous “first clinics” at locations throughout the United States. Want to learn how to swim, dance, swing a golf club, or kayak following an amputation? OPAF has a clinic for you listed on their website.

The Hanger Ivan R. Sabel Foundation provides access to prosthetic and orthotic care to individuals in need who could not otherwise afford it. They facilitate the charitable delivery of services, equipment and expertise by caring clinicians in addition to identifying larger, more sustainable solutions by expanding the capabilities of local clinicians in underserved areas through education, collaboration and support.