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AMPUTEE STRONG

OVERCOMING CHALLENGES, ENHANCING RECOVERY,
AND FINDING YOUR “NEW NORMAL”
 

Amputee Strong is a transformative platform specifically designed to empower individuals who have experienced limb loss. Our program aims to help participants overcome personal and physical challenges, enhance their recovery process, and find their “new normal.”

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amputee strong platform

The Amputee Strong platform is an agnostic platform that offers adaptability and customization to meet the diverse needs of amputees worldwide. This platform is designed to be flexible and can be tailored to any culture, location, time zone, language, amputation level, and provider needs. It provides a comprehensive range of resources, support, and tools for amputees to enhance their physical and emotional well-being.

 

course example:
Mirror Box Therapy
How to use mirror box therapy to alleviate phantom limb pain

 

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“Approximately 64% of people with amputations worldwide are affected by Phantom Limb Pain”*

source:
The prevalence and risk factors for phantom limb pain in people with amputations: A systematic review and meta-analysis

BCM Neurology

This comprehensive 4-week online course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to effectively manage and alleviate phantom limb pain.

Whether they have recently undergone an amputation or have been living with phantom limb pain for some time, this course will empower them to take control of their pain and improve their quality of life.

This course is delivered via our LMS platform and serves both amputees and practitioners interested in learning how to administer Mirror Therapy.

Week 1: Understanding Phantom Limb Pain

  • Introduction to phantom limb pain and its causes 
  • Exploring the different types of phantom sensations and residual limb pain 
  • Identifying the impact of phantom limb pain on daily life and mental well-being

Week 2: Techniques for pain relief

  • Introduction to various pain relief techniques, including medication, physical therapy, and alternative therapies 
  • Learning relaxation and breathing exercises to manage pain 
  • Exploring the benefits of mirror therapy and phantom motor execution exercises

Week 3: Preparing for mirror box therapy

  • Understanding the psychological aspects of phantom limb pain and its impact on mental health
  • Learning coping mechanisms, such as mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral techniques, to manage pain and improve emotional well-being

Week 4: Executing mirror box therapy

  • Step-by-step mirror box therapy guidance
  • Developing a personalized pain management plan for long-term relief 
  • Exploring support networks and resources available for individuals with phantom limb pain
  • Strategies for maintaining progress and preventing relapse

Featured Work

Living with limb loss can be an incredibly challenging and life-altering experience. 

HOLISTIC COMMUNITY Support

Amputee Strong goes beyond physical rehabilitation by offering a comprehensive, holistic support system. It recognizes the emotional and psychological impact of limb loss and provides resources, counseling, and a supportive community to address these aspects. This holistic approach ensures that amputees receive well-rounded support for their overall well-being.

Rehabilitation mental and Physical Conditioning

Our programs enable specialized rehabilitation and physical conditioning partnership with providers to implement customized techniques and learning styles tailored to your specific needs. 

Peer Support and Community Engagement

We believe in the power of peer support and the importance of connecting with others who have experienced similar challenges. Amputee Strong facilitates opportunities for participants to engage with a supportive community of individuals who understand their journey, providing a platform for sharing experiences, insights, and encouragement.

About your guide

Erez Avramov, elite Israel Air Force commando veteran, nicknamed “the Man Who Refuses to Die” is a Resiliency expert who’s been trained and shaped by life’s most challenging adversities. Three Near Death Experiences, an elective amputation and racing motorcycles have given Erez a unique perspective about life. Bound and deeply driven to explore human potential, Erez uncovered the inner workings of resiliency  and developed proven methodologies that help his clients harness the power of adversity to transform their life and business.

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Partnership Opprtunity

Organizations interested in partnering with Erez and making the Phantom Limb Pain Course accessible to their clients can benefit from the expertise and resources offered by Erez and his team. By partnering with Erez, organizations can provide their clients with a comprehensive and effective program for managing phantom limb pain. Here are some key points to consider:

Benefits of Partnership:

  1. Access to Expertise: Erez has extensive knowledge and experience in the field of phantom limb pain. By partnering with Erez, organizations can tap into his expertise and benefit from real life-based approaches to managing this condition.
  2. Comprehensive Program: The Phantom Limb Pain Course: Mirror Box Therapy offers a comprehensive program that includes cognitive and physical training and other effective techniques. This program has been shown to help patients alleviate phantom limb pain and improve their quality of life.
  3. Self-Administered Training: The course includes a self-administered training component, which allows participants to conveniently and independently engage in the program. This feature makes it more accessible and reduces the need for multiple sessions administered by medical or rehabilitation professionals.
  4. Potential Impact: By partnering with Erez, organizations have the opportunity to make a real impact on the lives of individuals who have undergone amputation surgery. The program aims to improve the quality of life for these individuals by providing effective pain management strategies.

process of partnership

  1. Collaboration: Partnership with Erez involves a collaborative approach between the organization and Erez’s team. This collaboration ensures that the program is tailored to the specific needs and goals of the organization and its clients.
  2. Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP): Erez has experience in Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs), which are collaborations with government and public organizations.
  3. Clinical Evaluations and Trials: Throughout the partnership, Erez and his team can assist with clinical evaluations and trials on the program to ensure its effectiveness and safety. This process helps refine the program and ensures that it meets the highest standards of quality.
  4. Launching the Program: After the evaluations and trials, the program will be ready to be launched on the open market. Organizations partnering with Erez will have the opportunity to offer this program to their clients, providing them with a valuable resource for managing phantom limb pain.