Amputee Information

In this area of the website you will find a host of information that is here to help you find everything from articles of interest to where you can go to have your prosthetics made.
This information will grow and change over time. If there is something that you think should be here that isn’t please let us know. We want your suggestions on how to improve this site and make it useful to all amputees. You can email information to us or give us a call to talk to us about information that you would like to see here.It may be something that you have been trying to find out yourself and had difficulty in doing so and now you would like to share that information with other amputees.We are constantly looking for new information that is both interesting and useful.
This is your website and we want your input on what to include.

The Amputee Coach

Empowering YOU to Walk Well, 
Be Fit and Enjoy Life!
Written specifically for YOU this unique book not only looks at exercises for your physical health, but also the essentials for your mental and emotional well being.
YOU’LL discover:     
  • How to improve YOUR balance and become more confident
  • The keys to start doing the things YOU used to do
  • How YOU can exercise safely & effectively at home
  • Tips & tricks to improving YOUR mindset and enjoying life
INSPIRING Stories of Amputees – which will help YOU see that while the road at times may seem difficult,   YOU are not alone
The Amputee Coach is so much more than a book.  It is a step-by-step guide which is creating a community of amputees empowered to keep moving & enjoy life to the full. 
By Cathy Howells – physiotherapist with over 20 year experience with amputees
& Sandra McFaul
Foreword by Adam Hills – Comedian, Spicks & Specks – ABC TV
Decide How You Are Going To Get Your Copy Today!
Order your copy at your local bookstore NOW!  Available from January 2010 in both Australian & New Zealand retail bookstores.
Pick up your copy at APC Prosthetics – Northmead and Hunter


Tim Marks is the new southern representative for the Tasmanian Amputee Society.  Tim has a rare condition called Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy which caused him to lose his leg in 2010.  Tim is a keen community advocate and currently sits on 5 different committees with the Glenorchy City Council, including the Access Committee which works to improve access for people with disabilities in Glenorchy.  Tim is also a Board member with Paraquad and would like to see better support for amputees and more information provided to new amputees.

Tim can be contacted on 0418 359 863, and looks forward to hearing from amputees in the south.