Limb-Loss Survivors Share Their Challenges
- Amputations Commonly Occur Due To: Diabetes, Vascular Disease, Infection and Injury.
- Many Limb-Loss Survivors are Wheelchair Bound
- Limb-Loss Has Increased
Rising numbers means a greater need.
- No Insurance
High Costs & Denied claims leaves many without a prosthesis.
- Low Education & Low Income
This means low quality care.
Prosthetic Limb Grants Change Lives!
Hear from Martin G. about his journey.
Martin continued to go to work as a roofer once he healed from his accident that led to amputation.
Affording a prosthetic leg was not possible at the time when he called The Prosthetic Foundation.
“With my new prosthetic leg. I can go back to work, fend for myself and do many things I couldn’t before.
I’m very thankful to the Prosthetic Foundation for helping me.” – Martin G.
Every day 500 Americans lose a limb to amputation.
The Average Cost of a prosthetic Leg is $30,000.
72% of Our Applicants are Male over 40 years in age.
Limb Loss Affects the Whole Family
Increased Medical Costs When
- Loss of Income
- Transportation Issues
- Increased Medical Costs When Underinsured
Amputation aftercare is unguaranteed to most amputees.
Restoring life, hope and independence through the ability to walk again.
We gave $232,000 in assistance in 2020. Since our inception in 2015 to July 2020, we gave nearly $700,000 toward a prosthesis for 350 applicants.
We generate public awareness for uninsured and under-insured amputees.