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Amputees Active Again (A3) is a non-profit organization which helps hundreds of amputees of all shapes & sizes obtain the prosthetic components necessary to live a full and active life. A3’s mission is to become a resource for amputees by providing them financial assistance, support, and education.
Less Than Four is an online community for amputees around the world. People with limb differences gather here to ask questions, find answers and connect with one another. Josh Sundquist, the founder of this website, lost his left leg to cancer at age nine.
Empowering Amputees community is a free resource for individuals to connect and discuss a variety of topics related to the life of amputees. was founded to create the first comprehensive, evolving source of information, insight, and personal engagement for the disability community.
Universal Sports is the joint venture of NBC’s sports and WCSN – a leading online destination for Olympic sports including the Paralympics. & In Motion Magazine
The Amputee Coalition (AC) is a national, non-profit amputee consumer educational organization representing people who have experienced an amputation or are born with limb differences. & Challenge Magazine
Disabled Sports USA – a national nonprofit organization established in 1967 by disabled Vietnam veterans to serve the war injured. DS/USA now offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent disability.
Active Living Magazine features adapted activities, products and places for healthy living for people with disabilities. & Amputee Golfer Magazine
The Amputee Golfer Magazine, the voice of the National Amputee Golf Association (NAGA), features a wide variety of articles of interest to amputee golfers of all ages and ability levels.
American Academy of Prosthetics and Orthotics
The American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists is dedicated to promoting professionalism and advancing the standards of patient care through education, literature, research, advocacy and collaboration.

Prosthetic Funding Assistance
50 Legs is a non-profit organization founded by Steve Chamber-land, a former pro wrestler, and BK amputee, to provide prosthetic limbs to children in need.
Charity providing grants to athletes with a physical disability.

POA Patient Information Form

For your convenience, you may fill out this form online and submit via email to or fax to (843) 806-2241. You also have the option to print it out and bring the form with you to your first appointment.


The Fascinating Science behind Phantom Limb Pains, Joshua W. Pate, 10/4/2018  The Fascinating Science Behind Phantom Limb Pains

Amplitude Mar/Apr 2015, Ronnie Dickson,
Beyond the Fear of Failure

POA’s Stan Patterson featured in
University of N. Alabama Magazine Spring 2014

Western, Meet Double Amputee Army Vet Who’s Leaving To Fight For Israel, (POA Client Brian Mast)

The Jerusalem Post,
Injured US and Israeli Army Veterans Meet in Tel Aviv,
(POA client Brian Mast)

The O&P Edge, January 2013, (Article on POA facility) “Thinking Outside the Clinical Box“

The O&P Edge, March 2013, (input provided by Stan Patterson) “Prosthetic Liner and Sleeve Technology“

The O&P Edge, July 2012, (Input provided by Stan Patterson)
“Sub-Atmospheric (elevated vacuum) Socket Technology”

O&P Edge series of articles written by POA prosthetist Ronnie Dickson during his prosthetic internship at our facility:

January 2011 edition, Embarking on a Life-Long Journey

March 2011 edition, What About The United States?

May 2011 edition, Prosthetics of Hope

July 2011 edition, The Outcome is in the Details

September 2011 edition, Evolution

Orlando Magazine, June 2010, Almost Dead in the Water,the story of POA patient Nate Winters, who lost his leg in a boating accident.

People magazine, September 2009, Friends for Life, the story of POA patient Jake Bainter and Bill Hansbury People magazine article.

Following articles are from the Amputee Coalition’s September/October 2012 InMotion magazine:
ADA & Employment: Frequently Asked Questions
Can’t Work? You May Qualify for Social Security Disability Payments
Getting Back Behind the Wheel


ESPN Video, E:60,aired 5/11/2010, Pitcher Overcomes Loss of Leg. The story of POA Client Nate Winters’ recovery and return to high school baseball after the loss of his leg in a boating accident.

ESPN Video, Outside the Lines, aired August 2010, Chance Encounter Sparks Friendship. The story of how fate played a part in a meeting between POA client Jake Bainter and Bill Hansbury.

Golf Channel Video, Ken Green, POA client and former PGA Golfer, Ken Green: Long Road Back.

ESPN Video, Bree McMahon (POA client),
The Comeback, Air Date: August 2012

WPTV News, Brian Mast, Injured Veteran to Volunteer with Israeli Army, January 2015


On My Own Two Feet, by POA client Amy Purdy, Paralympic Snowboarder and Dancing with the Stars runner-up.

Caring for the Caregiver, by Roy Harris (husband of POA patient Cindy Harris).

Make it Morning, by Jodi Bainter, mom of POA client Jake Bainter).

Websites to research Prosthetic/Orthotic

Components Endolite, Prosthetic Component Mfr.

Fillauer, Prosthetic Component Mfr.

Freedom Innovations, Prosthetic Component Mfr.

Ohio Willowwood, Prosthetic Component Mfr.

Orthoamerica, Infant cranial molding helmets

Ossur, Prosthetic Component Mfr.

Ottobock, Prosthetic Component Mfr.