• Elective Amputation: Making the Decision - oandp.com

    www.oandp.com/articles/2011-08_03.asp For prosthetists, therapists, and other members of the rehab team, limb loss presents a threshold to new possibilities—a first step toward functional mobility.
  • Elective Amputation: Why Some People Want to Cut Off Their ...

    www.foxnews.com/.../elective-amputation-why-some-people-want-to-cut-off-their... Can you imagine amputating a perfectly healthy limb? For most people, the thought of doing that is unthinkable, but for some it feels absolutely normal.
  • Elective Amputation: Making the Decision

    www.armdynamics.com/caffeine/uploads/news/o-p-edgeelective-amputation.pdf Elective Amputation: Making the Decision August 2011 By Judith Philipps Otto For prosthetists, therapists, and other members of the rehab team, limb loss ...
    • Elective amputation? | The Amputee Discussion & Support Forum

      amputees.proboards.com/thread/453/elective-amputation I'll jump in here with some U.S. perspective. Since you're looking at an elective amputation, make absolutely certain that your doctor(s) will certify the procedure ...
    • IIAGDTR: Elective Amputation

      iiagdtr.blogspot.com/2010/04/elective-amputation.html My amputation was considered "elective" because I did not lose my foot in my accident as a child or through a disease like diabetes. I had an arthritic ...
    • Elective Amputation | MetaFilter

      www.metafilter.com/138871/Elective-Amputation In pain and forced to use a wheelchair, a young woman opts to amputate her clubfeet. 'New prosthetics have made active life possible for many with injuries ...