Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Amputee Resources

Find amputee and limbless information and services in this dedicated section of ABLEize.  The sites are mainly UK based and provides a range of useful resources, information and advice as well as products details for limbless and amputees of all ages that have had one or more limbs removed by trauma, accident or health related surgery.  The information sites and services listed here also include details of phantom pain often associated to the loss of a limb, skin problems through wearing an artificial limb and a selection of related limbless and amputee information and services.

Please browse through the sites below along with the related links including orthotics and insoles and amputee support sites offering further information, localised contacts and professional support services.

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A site and organisation dedicated to assisting limbless veterans made disabled while on duty or serving their county. View video clips, how to get support or assist with fund raising.

Discover details of this dedicated amputee football club and how to get involved. Site offers match and league details for both adults and juniors with club details and contacts.

Scuba diving in a wheelchair! you have to see this site to believe it. Check it out and get involved with their fundraising campaign.

Heather Mills McCartney Adopt-A-Minefield and a United Nations Association Goodwill Ambassador who has campaigned for over 14 years to raise funds and awareness to rid the world of landmines.

An online resource for individuals with congenital or acquired limb loss. Includes news, forum and related organisations.

Offers limbless news, information and products plus forum. Free subsciptions offered.

Provides information about referrals to prosthetics service centres in the UK plus steering groups for limbless and amputees, publications and contacts.

Information and tips supplied by the Amputee Coalition about managing phantom pain after amputation. Explains the causes of the pain and offers details of suggested medication for pain relief.

Advice and information supplied by the NHS aimed at offering useful information and resources to anybody undergoing or recently undergone amputation including support details.

A national organisation providing support and advice for children with hand or arm deficiencies and their parents. Includes funding and membership details and a range of limbless and amputee resources.