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Many military, government and private organizations stand ready to assist wounded warrior amputees in a variety of ways. You can learn more about the latest in amputee treatment, technology and rehabilitation through the following resources:  

  • The Amputee Coalition is a private organization that provides education, support and advocacy to empower those who have lost a limb.
  • Military In-Step is an amputee publication by the Amputee Coalition of America in partnership with the U.S. Army Amputee Patient Care Program.
  • The Borden Institute is an agency of the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and School that fosters and promotes military academic excellence in medicine through publications of military medical textbooks, specialty titles and studies and a history of military medicine series.
  • Brooke Army Medical Center is host to the Center for the Intrepid, dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of military amputees, burn victims and those who have had functional limb loss. Learn more about the Center for the Intrepid.
  • The Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International promotes quality, value and optimal outcomes through rehab facility accreditation and consultation.
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego operates the Comprehensive Combat and Complex Casualty Care (C5) program of care that manages severely wounded, ill or injured patients from medical evacuation through inpatient care, outpatient rehabilitation, and eventual return to active duty or transition from the military.
  • The Military Amputee Care Program is designed to provide the Program’s latest information on patient care, advances in prosthetics, ongoing research efforts and upcoming activities and events. Access to the web site is limited to Military Amputee Care Program patients and care providers.
  • The Military Operational Medicine Research Program (MOMRP) conducts collaborative research with university and commercial laboratories and other federal agencies oriented toward solving critical problems facing the Army today and in the future.
  • Polytrauma/TBI System of Care: This VA specialty care network supports Veterans that have been affected by traumatic injuries that may have impacted their cognitive function as well as physical function. These experts also specialize in care for traumatic brain injury (TBI).
  • Amputation System of Care: VA leads the country in care for Veterans living with limb loss.  This network of professionals includes physicians, rehabilitation therapists, prosthetists and other specialty clinicians, with goal to provide life-long care to over 40,000 Veterans living with limb loss.
  • Prosthetics & Sensory Aids: VA Prosthetics & Sensory Aids Service (PSAS) provides comprehensive support to optimize health and independence of the Veteran. PSAS is the premier source of prosthetic and orthotic services, sensory aids, medical equipment, and support services for Veterans.  
  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Military Advanced Training Center is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the care and rehabilitation of America’s sons and daughters recovering from injuries sustained in service. Sign-in is required to access this site.
  • Vision Center of Excellence: The Vision Center of Excellence (VCE) mission is to lead and advocate for programs and initiatives to improve vision health, optimize readiness and enhance quality of life for Service members
  • Defense Centers of Excellence:  The mission of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) is to improve the lives of our nation's service members, families and veterans by advancing excellence in psychological health and traumatic brain injury prevention and care.
  • Hearing Center of Excellence: The Hearing Center of Excellence fosters and promotes the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, rehabilitation and research of hearing loss and auditory injury. It supports the development, exchange and adoption of best practices, research, measures of effectiveness and clinical care guidelines to reduce the prevalence and cost of hearing loss and tinnitus among warriors and veterans.  
  • Deployment Health Clinical Center: PDHealth provides a gateway to information on deployment health and healthcare for healthcare providers, service members, veterans, and their families.  
  • Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center: DVBIC's mission is to serve active duty military, their beneficiaries, and veterans with traumatic brain injuries through state-of-the-art clinical care, innovative clinical research initiatives and educational programs, and support for force health protection services. 
  • National Center for Telehealth & Technology: The mission of T2 is to lead the innovation of health technology solutions for psychological health and traumatic brain injury, and deliver tested, valued health solutions that improve the lives of our nation's warriors, veterans, and their families. 
  • National Intrepid Center of Excellence: The National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE) is a DoD institute dedicated to providing cutting-edge evaluation, treatment planning, research and education for service members and their families dealing with the complex interactions of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and psychological health (PH) conditions. 
  • Defense & Veterans Center for Integrative Pain Management: DVCIPM seeks to improve the management of pain in military and civilian medicine  and to guide research and policy regarding pain and its treatment. 
  • Joint Trauma System: The mission of the JTS is to improve trauma care delivery and patient outcomes across the continuum of care utilizing continuous performance improvement and evidence-based medicine driven by the concurrent collection and analysis of data maintained in the DoD Trauma Registry.

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