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More ways to help you get back into your life

At Syracuse Prosthetic Center we want to be your number one source for helpful information so we've put together this mini-portal loaded with some of the best amputee-oriented resources we've found. Plus when you visit these sites you'll find additional helpful links. And we encourage you to bookmark this page as we continue to add new resources as we discover them.

amputee resources

Found a new resource you think will be helpful to others? Email us the link so we can add it to the site

Amputee Online Magazine — Wide variety of good info- Back issues to 1998.

Amputee Net Center — An informative, straight-forward site. Buying A Prosthesis and Novacare Experience are interesting. Very good "books for the amputee" section with links to Amazon.com.

Accessible Journeys — Good Vacation Packages with accommodations for slow walkers, wheelchairs and all others.

International Child Amputation Network — A great site for kids, their friends and family! Good articles, support and information.

Paralympics — Check out the world's top athletes with disabilities!

Ester C. Everest Challenge 1998 — You may have seen this on CBS. Awesome high (very high) adventure.

Amputee Related Pain Eastern Amputee Golf Association
Diabetes Self Management Magazine Amputee Golfer Magazine
Disabled Sports USA Biomechanics Magazine
International Association of Orthotists Ability Magazine
New Mobility Magazine
Sports and Spokes Magazine Mainstream Magazine



"I have been to many prosthetists since losing my leg. I am now in the most comfortable socket I have ever worn. I am able to wear my prosthesis for 16 hours a day without discomfort. When I am not working, I enjoy biking, hiking and canoeing." – Ron Hepler, Williamson

"I have an above knee amputation. I'm 89 years old and I use my prosthesis all day, every day. If I'm not a walking advertisement, there's no such thing! I highly recommend these folks to anybody." – Sidney Greenberg, Cazenovia, NY