Limb Loss and the Supreme Court

Limb Loss and the Supreme Court

When did the Supreme Court last consider limb loss in any substantive way? Here are some recent cases involving limb ...
Amputees Can Control This Bionic Arm With Their Thoughts

Amputees Can Control This Bionic Arm With Their Thoughts

Biomedical engineers at the University of Minnesota may have grabbed the bionic brass ring: a smart prosthetic arm that amputees ...

GAO to Study Healthcare Access for Amputees and People With Disabilities

GAO to Study Healthcare Access for Amputees and People With Disabilities

A group of lawmakers led by U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth directed the GAO to initiate a comprehensive study into the ...

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Haptic Feedback: New Direction for Prosthetics

Haptic Feedback: New Direction for Prosthetics

Researchers at multiple universities have had recent success in clinical trials with prosthetic limbs that simulate the sense of touch ...
For Amputees, UNYQ Foot Holds Heeling Power

For Amputees, UNYQ Foot Holds Heeling Power

The new UNYQ Foot gives lower-limb amputees a versatile, aesthetically appealing prosthetic foot that functions well with a wide selection ...
Eric Quander: Smiles From Nowhere 

Eric Quander: Smiles From Nowhere 

Eric Quander renewed his sense of optimism by connecting with the global amputee community and embracing a new mission to ...


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Best Books By and About Amputees: Summer 2022 Edition

Best Books By and About Amputees: Summer 2022 Edition

Two of our favorite amputee detectives are back in action this summer with new novels. Our list of limb-loss-related volumes ...
These Amputee Life Coaches Can Help You Find Your Best Self

These Amputee Life Coaches Can Help You Find Your Best Self

How can an amputee life coach help you adjust to limb loss? Meet a handful of people who've used the ...
Annual Wellness Visits Sharply Reduce Amputation Risk

Annual Wellness Visits Sharply Reduce Amputation Risk

Do diabetes wellness visits really make a difference? According to a new study, the routine visits reduce amputation risk by ...
Amputee Model Shaholly Ayers Takes Aim at Maxim's Cover

Amputee Model Shaholly Ayers Takes Aim at Maxim’s Cover

Shaholly Ayers was once told she’d never get any modeling work due to her limb difference. Now she’s competing for ...
Five Things to Know About Gerber's Amputee Spokesbaby, Isa Slish

Five Things to Know About Gerber’s Amputee Spokesbaby, Isa Slish

Born with fibular hemimelia, Isa Slish is the first Gerber icon with a congenital limb difference. Here are five things ...
Gardening for Amputees, Made Easy

Gardening for Amputees, Made Easy

“I believe in focusing on what I can do in life,” writes Sue Kent. A bilateral upper-limb amputee from birth, ...
Roxanne Day Dances With Herself, for All Amputees

Roxanne Day Dances With Herself, for All Amputees

Amputee dancer Roxanne Day has parlayed a huge following on Instagram into a network appearance on NBC's reality series Dancing ...
The Range of Motion Project Is Hiring

The Range of Motion Project Is Hiring

Have a limb difference? Want to help other amputees reach their potential? The Range of Motion Project wants to hear ...


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