We want our patients and their loved ones to have all the information they need to make educated choices about their prosthetics and care. To help you conveniently find what you’re looking for, we’ve compiled some links to informative websites run by some of the most respected experts in the field of prosthetics. These valuable resources can be very useful as starting points or to augment information received from your physician or Optimus specialist.

PATIENT DOWNLOADS

New Patient Registration Form- PDF

Patient History Form – PDF

Promis 29 Form- PDF

Notice of Privacy Practices – PDF

Amputation Statistics – PDF

Understanding Vascular Disease – PDF

Support Groups

Save a Leg, Save a Life Foundation – with local chapters in Cincinnati and North Central Ohio

Tri State Amputees in Motion, Montgomery, OH

Amputee Recreational Support Group of Central Ohio, Columbus, OH

Tipp City Amputee Group, Tipp City, OH

2nd Monday of the month 6-8p

Victory Church: 4645 S CR25A Tipp City 45371

Mike Clark: 937-207-9999/mikeclark9999@hotmail.com

 

FIRST STEP: A GUIDE FOR ADAPTING TO LIMB LOSS, MADE AVAILABLE BY THE AMPUTEE COALITION
Introduction
Section #1: The New Experience of Limb Loss
Section #2: Dealing with Your Emotions
Section #3: Rehabilitation; Learning to Live Again
Section #4: Insurance, Funding, & Employment
Section #5: Preventing Secondary Conditions
Section #6: Resources

Governing Organizations
American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (the Academy)
American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics (ABC)
American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA)
Amputee Coalition of America (ACA)
Association of Children’s Prosthetic-Orthotic Clinics (ACPOC)

Helpful Information
Consumers
Therapists
Healthcare-Professionals

Webinar for Patients:  Understanding Levels of Function

Understand how your level of function is used to determine the types of products and services someone with limb loss receives.  Hosted by the Amputee Coalition and Otto Bock HealthCare, the 22 minute webinar is presented by Mark Edwards, MHPE, CP, the Director of Professional and Clinical Services for Otto Bock North America.

Webinar – Understanding Levels of Function

Amputee Coalition Peer Visitor Training

Click here for more information on the Peer Visitor program: Abundant Hope for Amputees