Here are some resources that may help you in your search and understanding of what to expect with limb loss and prosthesis needs.
Limbs Matter is a non-profit organization committed to spreading one message, keep your kids inside when mowing the lawn.
The Amputee Coalition of America (ACA) is a national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences.
Challenged Athletes Foundation provides opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics.
The University of Central Oklahoma Endeavor Games is a nationally recognized competition that allows all athletes with physical disabilities to participate in a multi-sport event. The games also provide training clinics for aspiring athletes.
Camp No Limits is a non-profit organization providing camps for children with limb loss, and education, mentorship, and support to these children and their families.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system dedicated to improving the lives of children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate.
Caring Bridge provides free websites that connect people experiencing a significant health challenge to family and friends, making each health journey easier.
Arms Within Reach Foundation provides upper limb amputees resources for the highest quality of upper limb prosthetic rehabilitation care and an enhanced quality of life.
Prosthesis Products & Services
Beacon Prosthetics and Orthotics has ABC certified facilities in Raleigh, Wilson and Jacksonville and regularly scheduled clinics in Sanford and Rocky Mount. Beacon P&O has become a well-known and respected provider of quality prosthetic and orthotic services for central and eastern North Carolina.
Adaptlabs develops products that better the every day life of amputees. Their Adaptskin products have been very effective on Matthew's residual limb.
ALPS offers sleeves, liners, locks, skin care and other products that facilitate comfort and security for both above and below knee amputee patients.
Hanger Inc. is a provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products.
Otto Bock develops modern prostheses allowing people to preserve or restore their mobility.
Orthotics & Prosthetics East Inc. is one of Eastern North Carolina’s leading companies for specialized care in Orthotics and Prosthetics.
College Park Industries develops and manufactures a broad selection of prosthetic feet with anatomical function.
Scott Sabolich Prosthetics & Research feature ultra-light, cutting edge prosthetics including the patented Sabolich Socket design.
Ohio Willow Wood provides the prosthetic and orthotic community products that assist them in leading a functionally normal lifestyle.