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is avl friendly for amputeesAsheville and Buncombe County have been steadily growing even before the global pandemic caused a surge in population increase. One look at our beautiful surroundings, and you can see why the region attracts tens of thousands of new residents every year.

Is there any part of the state that is more gorgeous than western North Carolina? The French Broad River Valley is surrounded by the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, offering spectacular vistas that draw millions of visitors each year. Coldwater springs cascade down the sides of the mountains, producing vast gorges such as Linville Gorge and the Nantahala Gorge. 

Rivers like the Swannanoa, French Broad and Tuckaseegee emerge from creeks and streams that start near the mountain summits. From whitewater rafting and kayaking to tubing and fly fishing, you can find these waters occupied from spring through fall. The mountains and valleys have thousands of miles of hiking and mountain biking trails to explore. 

All of this, of course, attracts new residents to call this area home. As a result, many people are beginning to wonder if this is the right place for them. 

If you've lost a limb, you'll want to know if this location is welcoming to amputees and persons who use artificial limbs. Here is what you need to know about limb loss in Asheville and Buncombe County, NC. 

Asheville Limb Loss and Accessibility

Here are a few things to think about living in the mountains if you have limb-difference the mountains:

Orthopedic Appliance Company - Helping Those in Asheville With Limb Loss 

When you need high-quality, custom orthopedic appliances or prosthetic devices in Asheville, Orthopedic Appliance Company is the team on which you can rely. For almost sixty years, we've been providing the finest artificial limbs for people who have experienced limb loss or have limb difference.

Our team cherishes this region and the wonderful people who make it so unique. For additional information on if our area is perfect for you, contact Orthopedic Appliance Company. We will work with you and your rehabilitation team to develop the perfect device for your needs.