amputee association of maine

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     Representing and empowering the amputee community in Maine. 


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    OUR STORIES

    On December 20, 2012, in a twenty-one hour operation, doctors at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston removed my left leg as a result of a re-occurrence of Liposarcoma. The operation known as a B1 Rotationplasty, involved removing my leg at the hip, dissecting out the major nerves and then taking my healthy lower leg including my knee, rotating it 180 degrees and reattaching it to my pelvis using 8 titanium screws in a Frankenstein-type operation. Read more...


    RESOURCES/ EDUCATION

    We have a growing network of organizations who share our mission to support amputees.  Working together with these Friends of AAM we hope to expand our reach and support each other. Read more...

    STATS IN MAINE

    Pre and post care for amputees can be complex, confusing, and unorganized.  To say the least it is a challenge and it can be a patient's responsibility to connect prosthetist, rehabilitation facility, etc.… Read more...

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