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