Info for new amputees, their friends and families

The most important goal of your entire treatment—from surgery to rehabilitation, to the fitting of your prosthesis—is to help you attain the most function and mobility possible, so you can lead an active life.

Lower limb amputees

More information can help empower you and your loved ones, and ultimately make choices that help improve your independence.


Upper limb amputees

Upper limb differences require a different approach, and the following in-depth information reflects your unique needs.


How to choose and work with a prosthetist

For amputees, finding a prosthetist you feel comfortable with and can trust is essential.