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Support Groups and Counseling
People with gangrene need moral support, especially if amputation is performed. The following support groups provide a forum for people who have undergone amputation to share questions and concerns with others who had gone through or are going through similar circumstances:
American Amputee Foundation
Amputee Coalition of America
National Amputation Foundation, Inc.
United Amputee Services Association, Inc.
In addition, people with amputation require physical, vocational, and rehabilitation therapy.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/3/2014
Ronald A Greenfield, MD
Shehnaz Shaikh, MD
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