Support Services

  • Hospital Visitation: Our staff is available to visit patients in the hospital who are undergoing amputation. We answer questions, provide information and an understanding informed ear.
  • Peer Support: We have a large list of amputees who are available to visit or phone those who need to speak to someone who understands.
  • Printed Materials: Free pamphlets and handbooks are available with information about prosthetics and amputation.
  • In-Service Training for Health Care Professionals: Lectures and demonstrations can be arranged to provide assistance and information for health professionals working with amputees.
  • Physician Consultation: We are available to meet with physicians or speak on the phone to discuss and meet the specific needs of the individual patient. Evaluation and Training: We provide free evaluation of prosthetic or orthotic systems and needs, though all prescriptions must originate with the physician.