At Allcare Orthotic and Prosthetic Services, you are why we strive for perfection. Below are links to some amputee resources that you may find helpful.
Amputee Coalition of America
Amputee Support Group Online
National Center on Physical Activity and Disability
National Limb Loss Information Center
O and P Edge
Orthotics and Prosthetics Careers
American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists
International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics
American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association
National Commission on Orthotic and Prosthetic Education
Amputee Athletic Resources
Living with an amputation does not mean you can’t live the active lifestyle you once had. Below is a list of amputee athletic resources that you may find helpful.
Move United Sports USA
Move United Sports USA is a national nonprofit, 501(c)(3), organization that was established after the 2020 merger of Disabled Sports USA, first founded in 1956, and Adaptive Sports USA, first founded in 1967. Its mission is to “use the power of sport to push what’s possible for people with disabilities, confronting ignorance, fueling conversation, and inciting action that leads us to a world where everyone’s included.”
Move United offers over sixty different types of adaptive sports year-round, providing opportunities to people with all types of disabilities. Each year, Move United serves over 80,000 people of all different ages.
The O&P Extremity Games is an extreme amateur sporting competition for individuals living with limb loss or limb difference. The O&P Extremity Games allows participants to demonstrate skill, persistence, and passion while competing for cash and other prizes.
National Amputee Golf Association
The National Amputee Golf Association was incorporated in 1954. At that time, NAGA was comprised of a small group of amputee golfers who played friendly games that quickly developed in regional tournament play in various cities across the United States. Today, NAGA has over 2,500 members worldwide.
Challenged Athletes Foundation
It is the mission of the Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) to provide opportunities and support to people with physical disabilities so they can pursue active lifestyles through physical fitness and competitive athletics. CAF believes that involvement in sports at any level increases self-esteem, encourages independence, and enhances quality of life.