Resources & Links

In our mission to get more people back in the water, we often meet and talk with people and organizations that offer value in some way to the amputee community. While we have a degree of confidence in these organizations, we share these links with you as a courtesy—not as an official endorsement—and count on you to determine their fit with your needs.

Let us know if you’d like your organization added to our Resources page. Contact us at

Associations and Support Groups
The Amputee Coalition of America’s mission is to reach out to and empower people affected by limb loss to achieve their full potential through education, support and advocacy, and to promote limb loss prevention.

Products and Services
Replacement Arts is the most responsive, full-service Central Fabricator in the Chicago Area.  Since 1993, we have provided our customers with the strongest, lightest, most creative and professionally finished artificial limbs available.
The SandPadTM is an all-terrain stabilizer providing a wider base of stability than a normal crutch, cane or walker “tips” to support a user’s weight for easy mobility without sinking into sand, grass, gravel or snow. Engineered in rubber and available in both 6” and 8” diameters, you can confidently use your crutches, cane or walkers on multiple terrains with the support provided by The SandPadTM. Order yours at
The Web’s most popular swim shop! This is where we get many of the swim shoes that we provide with our WaterGaitTM WaterLegs.

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The Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation aims primarily to enable individuals served by the orthotics and prosthetics community to enjoy the rewards of personal achievement, physical fitness, and social interaction and seeks to:

  • provide adaptive sports programs, clinics and activities that appeal to those served by the orthotic and prosthetic community.
  • raise public awareness of the benefits that individuals with physical disabilities receive from physical activity, orthotics, and prosthetics;
  • facilitate continuing education programs for allied-health professionals who serve as members of the rehabilitation team;
  • and coordinate in-kind support for future Paralympic games.
The JTTF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to better the lives of children and adults with disabilities on the First Coast by providing financial assistance, adaptive equipment, and research funding.


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