Below you will see some links to websites we believe are excellent resources for individuals who use a prosthesis. Links are categorized according to their focus. They cover a wide range of topics from competitive sports to support services for people who have recently begun using a prosthesis, or are having a difficult time with their adjustment.

Be sure to let us know if there are other sites you believe would benefit our patients. We are always on the lookout for great new resources. To share your find,  contact BioMetrics with your suggestion.

 

Prosthetics:

http://www.ottobockus.com

http://www.ossur.com

 

Orthotics/Braces:

http://www.spinaltech.com

http://www.dafo.com

 

Sports

Basketball – www.nwba.org

Ice Hockey – www.amputeehockey.org

Swimming – www.ipcswimming.org

Baseball – www.waramps.ca/nac/ball1.html

Bicycling – www.amputee-online.com/amputee/onyerbike.html

Golf – www.nagagolf.org

Skiing – www.skiforall.org

 

Organizations

American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association – www.aopanet.org

American Board for Certification – www.abcop.org

American Academy of Orthotists & Prosthetists – www.oandp.org

 

Patient Resources and Support

Amputee Coalition of America – www.amputee-coalition.org

Gaylord Hospital Amputee Success Group www.gaylord.org/pages/support_groups.html

Orthotic & Prosthetic Assistance Fund – www.opfund.org

Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (Connecticut Funding) – 1-800-537-2549

 

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