Breakthrough Bionic Leg Clears FDA Hurdle

Breakthrough Bionic Leg Clears FDA Hurdle

When we first took note of SensArs Neuroprosthetics’ pioneering bionic leg, the SENSY, about two years ago, we described it ...
Sweet Surprises of Social Distancing

Sweet Surprises of Social Distancing

by Alexandra Capellini I ended the call as we said “Good night” and checked my phone’s log: We’d been talking ...

Amputee Newsmakers: October 7-13, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: October 7-13, 2021

Last year, the pandemic kept the Range of Motion Project from sending a team to the top of Cotopaxi. So ...

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Brian Bishop Finds Peace in the Seagull Sky

Brian Bishop Finds Peace in the Seagull Sky

It’s 228 steps to the top of Absecon Lighthouse, the third-highest seaside beacon in the United States. Brian Bishop starts ...
Ariel Rigney Chases Higher Purposes

Ariel Rigney Chases Higher Purposes

“There are a lot of things I can’t change,” says Ariel Rigney. “There’s nothing I can do on a personal ...
Bionics for Everyone: Prosthetics and Purchasing Power

Bionics for Everyone: Prosthetics and Purchasing Power

When you’re looking for an electrician or plumber who won’t rip you off, you can read the customer reviews at ...
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Amputee Scuba Can Heal Deep Wounds

Amputee Scuba Can Heal Deep Wounds

by Jennifer Johnson We dive not to escape life, but for life not to escape us." - Anonymous An instructor ...
Priced Out: The True Cost of Prosthetic Care

Priced Out: The True Cost of Prosthetic Care

by Ali Hussaini It’s a slow march forward. Advancements in technology, orthopedic surgery, 3D printing, and user-initiated support groups are ...
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First Person: Top Tips for Avoiding Rock Bottom

by Alexandra Boutté Have you ever felt like the few strings that hold you together have started to unravel like ...
Zyra Gorecki Gets Tossed Into the Deep End in "La Brea"

Zyra Gorecki Gets Tossed Into the Deep End in “La Brea”

NBC's new series La Brea tackles limb loss within the first 30 seconds of Episode 1. The intro music is ...
Lights, Camera . . .  Amputees!

Lights, Camera . . . Amputees!

For the second straight year, the Amputee Coalition's National Conference has gone virtual. We learned a ton at last year's ...
The Trouble With Treatments for Phantom Limb Pain

The Trouble With Treatments for Phantom Limb Pain

Phantom limb pain is a real physiological condition. So why do we tolerate mystery and myth when it comes to ...
These Amputee Workout Classes Are Free, Fun, and Available 24/7

These Amputee Workout Classes Are Free, Fun, and Available 24/7

When all the gyms shut down way back in COVID’s initial quarantine phase, Move United (then known as Disabled Sports ...
Team Össur vs. Team Ottobock: The Final Tally

Team Össur vs. Team Ottobock: The Final Tally

If the Paralympic athletes sponsored by Össur and Ottobock were regarded as independent nations, both teams would have ranked among ...


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