Going through an amputation or needing bracing can be overwhelming, but you don't have to go through it alone.
Here are some links to groups, activities and informational manuals:
Amputee Coalition - an excellent group for information and advocacy
American Diabetes Association - lifestyle tips and info
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - your Physiatrist is key to your treatment, find out what he or she does!
Amputee Association of Maine - Representing and empowering the amputee community in Maine.
Amputee OT - a real (and funny) look at the issues an amputee faces (check out "things that'd be weird if fully-limbed people did them")
Do You Know Your K Level? - your K-level has everything to do with what type of prosthesis you can receive, ask your prosthetist about this.
OandPCare - a great organization about resources for orthotics & prosthetics
OrthoInfo: Scoliosis - a great overview if you're wondering about scoliosis
Pathways - adaptive drivingequipment training, and recommendations
Portable Left Foot Accelerator - great patient recommendation!
Travel: Footprints Adventures - a fun site about adaptive travel!