The loss of a limb or any bodily ability can be emotionally and physically devastating. Know that you are not alone.
One of the most beneficial steps for regaining confidence and moving forward is talking with others who have had similar experiences. Members of support groups often share experiences and advice. Sometimes it can be helpful just to talk with other people who are experiencing similar situations.
While not everyone wants or needs support beyond that offered by family and friends, you may find it helpful to turn to others outside your immediate circle.
A support group can help you cope better and feel less isolated as you make connections with others facing similar challenges. A support group shouldn't replace your traditional medical care, but it can be a valuable resource to help you cope. Below you will find numerous resources and support groups.
Transportation is often limited or difficult for the prosthetic client. Limbcare helps to meet this need by assisting in the coordination and enrollment of transportation services. Most of these services are provided at little or no cost to the patient, and once enrolled, can be used for all medical as well as personal transportation trips.