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If you need financial advice, consult a qualified accountant.** Mark Twain was quoted as once saying, "The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
When it comes to traumatic amputations (those that occur due to injury or accidents), over 68 percent of them involve an upper limb.
For those amputations that are cancer-related, a third of them usually involve the lower limb above or below the knee.
This amputation resource section aims to be a comprehensive source of information for you and your family.
We have created an in-depth area that contains everything from success stories to articles on a variety of topics, a glossary of amputation terms, and a directory of amputation links.
The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one." If you were to ask amputees who have successfully moved beyond the procedure to regain their life, there is a good chance that most would agree with him.
If there is one thing that an amputation does, it definitely creates some challenges.
Here is a breakdown of the different types and some information about each.
Upper body amputations can include everything from fingers to the hand, to the upper or lower part of the arm.
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