Join our Team!

May 27, 2021Careers
Exciting nationwide opportunities to join our growing team at the Limbless Association.  Further developments with our Volunteer Visitor programme and the nationwide expansion of the LA’s Support and Connect Outreach project see us looking for new team members who are ready to make a significant contribution to supporting our community. The work we do is [...]

Simrah, Jennah and Fatima’s Triathlon Triumph

May 26, 2021Fundraising
An enormous thank you to Simrah, Jennah and Fatima Adam and their family who have helped to raise £4,120 for the Limbless Association.  The family had already taken part in a challenging Tough Mudder, raising £1,650 for the LA after we helped their uncle Mukhtar – who is now one of our Trustees.  On 27th [...]

Sarah and Anna’s Three Peak Challenge

May 18, 2021Fundraising
Good luck to sisters Sarah and Anna Dyche who are taking on the Three Peak Challenge to raise money for the Limbless Association.  On Saturday 22nd May, the pair will be attempting to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon within 24 hours. The three mountains have a combined height of 11,178 feet / 3,407 [...]

Tips to boost mental wellbeing

May 14, 2021Step Forward
At an anxious time for many, we ask counsellor Angie Hobson for her insights. As a Specialist Counsellor in Amputee Rehabilitation, what services do you provide? My remit is flexible and based around the needs of the patients referred to the service, their partners and close family members and also the demands of the service. [...]

The Importance of having a Wheelchair

May 6, 2021Virtually Speaking
Join us on Thursday, May 27th at 11am for our latest Virtually Speaking... event. Sue and Monica from AJM Wheelchairs will be on hand talking about why it is important for amputees to have a wheelchair. It's often something some forget about and Sue and Monica will be explaining why you should have one, your [...]

AmpLAfy Episode 6

April 14, 2021Podcast
Phantom limb pain affects up to 98% of amputees - and yet, despite this huge figure, research in this area remains limited. Dr Soori and Kim Lyons, both specialists in this area, examine what phantom pain and sensation actually are, and explain the latest treatments and developments, while above knee amputee David Rose shares his [...]

AmpLAfy Episode 5

March 31, 2021Podcast
When faced with any major life change or challenge, we humans have an incredible capacity for resilience. However, we often don’t realise this until we have to. From the world of work to going on holiday, amputees are perhaps more aware than most people that there is more than one conventional way to do things. [...]