Coping with limb loss is significantly more difficult, in many ways, than coping with the loss a pair of mittens. Interacting with others is important. Becoming informed and understanding the whole range of new experiences is important. The articles listed on this page have been helpful to me and or others in this support group.
Loss of a limb and the ensuing therapy will expose you to many unfamiliar words. This list will help you understand what is being said about or to you.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you have no experience with a prosthesis, this is probably a good page to read.
Options in Sockets and Liners
A short essay by Kevin Carroll which originally appeared in the Nov/Dec 09 issue of inMotion. He describes a number of the most common options.