2022 Amputee Coalition National Conference in Palm Desert, CA

The Amputee Coalition is pleased to announce the 2022 National Conference will be held in person at the JW Marriott Desert Spring Resort & Spa, August 10-13, 2022. Experience the beauty of the...

Introducing the Amputee Coalition’s New Blog: THRIVE

Welcome to THRIVE, the Amputee Coalition’s new blog dedicated to elevating the Amputee Community. THRIVE is your go-to resource for the latest news, updates, events, and education about limb loss...

Call to Action: Fight Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites evolve so much that current medication used to treat related infections stops working. The result is that the germs are not killed and continue to evolve and exist in the body. ...

Amputee Coalition Elevates Community Engagement

Amputee Coalition continues to align its programs and services to enhance ways to fulfill its mission: 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...

Navigate 2022 National Conference with Easy Mobility

Would you like to navigate the Amputee Coalition 2022 National Conference with easy mobility? Take advantage of the opportunity to rent a scooter and/or other mobility equipment during the conference. Contact At-Home Medical in Palm Desert, CA to place your...

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Alexus Williams

Alexus Williams

My Diagnosis Story from 9 1/2 Months Old My family would never have known that their life, and my life would change in just three and a half weeks. I was nine and a half months old when I became...

Ely Colmenares

Ely Colmenares

Ever since I was little, I knew I was different because I was missing a part of me. However, that never stopped me from doing what I wanted to do. Growing up, I had to adapt to life. My parents let...

Darren Lyons

Darren Lyons

"Did you lose your legs in the war?" This question came from my young, energetic Uber Driver as he folded my Rollator carefully and placed it in his trunk of his vehicle. I must admit that it was...

David Martin

David Martin

Strong2Finish 2 Tim 4:7  In 2018 my life changed forever. I became an ABK (above-knee amputee) on my left leg due to a flesh-eating bacteria caused by a wound that the doctor didn’t care for. I have...

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People with limb loss and limb difference share their stories of the resilience, strength, and courage it takes to transform their ordinary into extraordinary.