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Basics of Self Advocacy
Suggestions for becoming and remaining a strong, confident advocate for yourself.
Becoming a Successful Amputee
A few tips to help you recover and find success after your amputation.
Common Questions After Amputation
Answers to some common questions after having an amputation.
Signs of stress and strategies for emotional recovery after amputation.
How Family & Friends Can Support a New Amputee
Educate yourself and your loved ones about limb loss and how to provide effective support.
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How to Answer Questions About Your Amputation
Learn clear and simple ways to answer the most common questions people with limb loss get from others.
Hanger Clinic is here to help you navigate the insurance process with an overview of coverage expectations.
Peer Support and Education
When you are new to living with limb loss, it can help to speak to someone who knows what you are going through.
Peer Support with AMPOWER
Information on the AMPOWER program and who to contact for peer support.
Preparing Your Home After Lower Limb Amputation
Modifications to consider when returning home after lower limb loss.
Questions to Ask Before or In the Hospital
Questions to help guide conversations with your surgeon and care team.
A general timeline to give you an idea of what to expect after amputation surgery.
Roles of Your Healthcare Team Explained
An overview of professionals in your limb loss journey and what they do.
Wear & Care: Donning a Prosthetic Shrinker
For Use with a Donning Can Only
Instructions for putting on a prosthetic shrinker with a donning can.