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 ...

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A Fitting End to My Socket Saga

A Fitting End to My Socket Saga

I heard I was an easy socket fit so many times that I started believing it. Eventually I learned that, ...
2022 Amputee Community Survey: Results Overview

2022 Amputee Community Survey: Results Overview

With more than 650 responses, the 2022 Amputee Community Survey is one of the broadest, most detailed snapshots of amputee ...
Diego Mercado Wants to Break Barriers for Amputee Soldiers

Diego Mercado Wants to Break Barriers for Amputee Soldiers

Diego Mercado, an aspiring Army recruit from San Antonio, wants to be the first American to enter any branch of ...
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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 ...
The Most Affordable 3D-printed Prosthesis Covers for Amputees

The Most Affordable 3D-printed Prosthesis Covers for Amputees

The market for decorative prosthetic accessories is more vibrant than ever. There are more companies to choose from, a wider ...
Can This Diabetic Boot Really Save 80,000 Amputations a Year?

Can This Diabetic Boot Really Save 80,000 Amputations a Year?

Cross a podiatrist with a basketball-shoe designer, and what do you get? Foot Defender, a new medical boot that’s engineered ...
Your DIY Amputee Life Hacks Could Be Worth Thousands

Your DIY Amputee Life Hacks Could Be Worth Thousands

There’s finally a way to get paid for your ingenious life hacks. The Simply Open Awards will be handing out ...


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