Living with a Prosthesis

Basics of Self Advocacy

Suggestions for becoming and remaining a strong, confident advocate for yourself.

Caring for Your Limb and Prosthesis

Daily to-dos for healthy skin and prosthetic care.

Emotional Considerations

Signs of stress and strategies for emotional recovery after amputation.

Getting Around With a Lower Limb Amputation

Tips for getting from place to place with lower limb 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.

Learning to Walk with a Prosthesis

A brief look at learning to walk with a lower limb prosthesis.

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Nutrition and Exercise

A high-level look at nutrition, movement, and self-care to heal and fuel your body.

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.

Tracking & Measuring Outcomes

Hanger Clinic uses data to measure your progress over time to help ensure you meet, or even exceed, your goals.

Traveling with a Prosthesis

Learn valuable traveling tips, overcoming hurdles, and why it’s all worth it in the end.

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Walking Down Stairs with a Microprocessor Knee

Hear from two above-the-knee amputees and a prosthetic expert on the topic of walking down stairs and ramps with microprocessor knees.