This organization is dedicated to providing helpful resources for patients, the public, and payers regarding orthotic and prosthetic care. Visit this link to learn more about the O&P profession.
The American Diabetes Association is the nation’s leading nonprofit health organization providing diabetes research, information and advocacy. The mission of the Association is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with Diabetes, click on this link to learn more.
The Amputee Coalition (AC) is a national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced amputation or are born with limb differences. The AC includes individual amputees, amputee education and support groups for amputees, professionals, family members and friends of amputees, amputation or limb loss related agencies, and organizations.
The Limbs for Life Foundation is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to providing fully functional prosthetic care for individuals who cannot otherwise afford it and raising awareness of the challenges facing amputees.
The National Scoliosis Foundation (NSF) is a patient-led nonprofit organization dedicated to helping children, parents, adults, and health care providers understand the complexities of spinal deformities such as scoliosis.
This resource offers accurate and reliable information on orthopaedic health issues to the general public. This site is hosted by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Spine University is a great resource to obtain information on common problems related to the spine. This organization is associated with Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Spine Center.
This website offers information to patients regarding vascular health information. This resource is provided by the Society for Vascular Surgery.
National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability
NCHPAD is an information center concerned with physical activity and disability. Our goal is to provide you with options and information to help you pursue whatever kind of activity you think you would enjoy.
The mission of this organization is to raise awareness and enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured service members aid and assist each other, and to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.
Challenged Athletes Foundation
CAF raises money to help people with physical disabilities pursue an active lifestyle through physical fitness and competitive athletes.
Disability Today Network and Active Living Magazine
The Disability Today (DT) Network is an online village like no other – the disability community’s first social media network.
National Breast Cancer Foundation
The National Breast Cancer Foundation mission is to save lives by increasing awareness of breast cancer through education and by providing mammograms for those in need.
For more than 20 years, the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation has been a global leader in the fight against breast cancer through its support of innovative research and community-based outreach programs.
Official U.S. Website for Medicare
This is a consumer beneficiary website that provides access to information about Medicare, Medicare health plans, contact information and publications.
Disaster Preparedness for Person with Disabilities
This link houses a guide for including persons with disabilities in disaster preparedness planning. This guide is offered by the Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities.
Post-polio Health International
Post-Polio Health International’s mission is to enhance the lives and independence of polio survivors and home ventilator users through education, advocacy, research and networking.
Resource for all types of health issues