One in 125 children is born with a limb deficiency or suffers from limb deformities, and because their families cannot afford the cost of reconstruction surgery or physical therapy, they must undergo amputation. The Save-A-Limb Fund was established in 2001 to support children both domestically and abroad and to save their limbs from amputation, giving them the chance to enjoy the activities that bring them confidence and joy. The fund also works to advance patient care through the research and the work of the physicians and staff of the Rubin Institute for Advanced Orthopedics (RIAO) at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, which is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Chandler Crews, limb lengthening patient at the RIAO is featured front page of the Baltimore Sun.
Chandler Crews sat on a bench outside of Sinai Hospital in Baltimore one recent day, put her feet on the ground and grinned. Read Now >
9th Annual Save-A-Limb Ride, Walk and Festival
Don't forget to mark your calendars. Next year's event is scheduled for
October 18, 2014. Signup Today >
MEET OUR PATIENTS
For the 2014 Save A Limb Ride, we have chosen two honorary patients. Three year old Emma Haney is from Orlando, Florida. Her family was kind enough to share their story. Read more.