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Leg amputation

From surgery to recovery


When you undergo amputation surgery, you are profoundly challenged at every level of your being – physical, emotional, mental and spiritual. The indisputable fact is that your limb is permanently gone. How you respond to that reality depends on whether or not you give in to despair, and will determine whether you grow as a human being and heighten your appreciation of living.

The challenges you face are obvious, but the opportunities to grow in the face of adversity are just as dramatic. We hope that the information posted here on this site will answer some factual and practical questions about limb loss, but also inspired you to find positive meaning in your experience.