Limb Preservation Foundation launches peer support program
Last updated 4/27/2021 at 1:21pm
With its substantial active and retired military population, limb loss is a familiar concern for Fountain Valley residents. What many may not know unless they have close family members struggling with limb loss is that the recovery process can be very involved. Marcy Rubic, who works as executive director for the Colorado-based Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF), highlighted the time it takes to heal.
"Recovering from a limb trauma or illness can be very lengthy – more than one year, for example, often several years," Rubic said. "Many people need to put their life on hold while they are...