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AST Partners and Sponsors:

Advanced Physical Therapy and Fitness is dedicated to providing their patients with skilled,one-on-one, evidence based rehabilitation and fitness services. Whether recovering from an injury or trying to improve ability in some activity, our highly caring staff is here to help you. We are located at 102W Allen Street, Mechanicsburg, Pa. Our phone number is 717-790-9994.

Amputee Coalition of America
Mission: To reach out to people with limb loss and to empower them through education, support and advocacy.
1-888-AMP-KNOW or 1-888-267-5669

Carlisle Area Health and Wellness Foundation
The Amputee Support Team thanks the Carlisle Area Health and Wellness Foundation for their assistance and support. It is through their help that the AST is able to serve the needs of Central Pennsylvania people who have lost a limb.

 

Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics
Central PA' s premier source for prosthetic and orthotic services. Hanger is a founding sponsor of the Amputee Support Team.
(800) 838-3357

 

HEALTHSOUTH
Healthsouth is the nation's largest provider of outpatient and rehabilitative healthcare services. The Amputee Support Team thanks Healthsouth for use of their facilities and frequent support.

 

Dave's Shoe RepairDave's Shoe Repair
LIMBLOSS: Prosthetic leg users. who want to wear long pants/trousers, and still have access to your prosthetic leg without having to "drop your drawers", see Dave Cochran at Dave's Shoe Repair, and have an In-seam Zipper installed. Including the cost of the Zipper it will cost you only $15.00.


Useful Resources:

Joseph T. Simpson Public Library

Thanks to the Cumberland County Library System, there is now a library of amputee support information including a selection of books, periodicals and videos available to the public through the use of a library card.

Sue Erdman, Library Director
email: mechanicsburg@ccpa.net
17N. Walnut Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
ph. 717-766-0171

JJJCOM - JJJCOM has been an ardent supporter of the Amputee Support Team, providing technical support when needed. JJJCOM is a friend and supporter of non-profit organizations who work to support our community. Tony is available at tony@jjjcom.net or via phone 717 258-1232.

Eastern Amputee Golf Association (EAGA) - assisting in the rehabilitation of amputees and provide for their general welfare, both physical and psychological, through the medium of golf and its associated activities. Click the above link for more info.

Amputee Resource Foundation of America - First and oldest (and probably most complete) source of on-line information for amputee rehabilitation.

Dallas Amputee Network - Resources and support for the amputee population in the Dallas, TX area.

Loignon.org - a website dedicated to supporting people who are physically disabled. This website has been established to inspire and educate anyone who faces being physically challenged.

Promoting Amputee Life Skills - PALS or Promoting Amputee Life Skills is a research study sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Washington along with the Amputee Coalition of America are leading this study.


Friends of AST:

Besides allowing the AST to display pamphlets and information in their places of business, these organizations have supported our mission to help and inform the limb loss part of our area's population:

Advanced Physical Therapy and Fitness
Amputee Coalition of America
Appalachian Orthopedic Center
Arlington Orthopedic Surgery
Capital Area Surgical Association
Capital Blue Cross
Carlisle R.M.C. (Sadler Hanover St.)
Carlisle Area Health & Well. Foundation
Carlisle Regional Medical Center
Chapel Point at Carlisle
Church of God Home
Claremont Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
Country Meadows
County of Cumberland
Cumberland County Human Services
Cumberland Crossing
Family Home Medical
Forest Park Health Center
Geisinger HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Governor's Council on Rehabilitation
HANGER Prosthetics & Orthotics
Harrisburg State Hospital
HEALTHSOUTH
Holy Spirit Hospital
John Hopkins University
John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Joseph Campbell, Vascular Surgery
Kunkel Surgical Group
Mobility Independent Transportation Systems, Inc.
MADD: PA State Office
Manor Care Health Services
Medical Arts Building
O'Brien, Baric & Sherer, Attorneys at Law
Orthopedic Institute of Pennsylvania
OSCP Orthopedic Surgery Center PA
Penn State University Medical Center
Penn State University Orthopedic & Rehabilitation
Penn's Woods Physical Therapy
Pinker & Associates
Pinnacle Community General Osteopathic Hospital
Pinnacle Harrisburg Hospital
Pinnacle Polyclinic Hospital
Pinnacle Health Home Care
Sarah Todd Memorial Home
SCCI Hospital at Polyclinic
Susquehanna Surgeons
Thornwald Home
Vascular Associates PC
West Shore Health & Rehab.
Young's Medical Equipment