Amputee Basketball Player Troy Druppal Stands Tall and Flies High

Amputee Basketball Player Troy Druppal Stands Tall and Flies High

As the National Basketball Association prepares to resume its season tomorrow night after a 20-week pandemic pause, we can’t think ...
US Olympic and Paralympic Museum: First Impressions

US Olympic and Paralympic Museum: First Impressions

The US Olympic and Paralympic Museum was originally supposed to open back in May, about a month before the Olympic ...

Ready to Wear: Amputee Fashion Tips

Ready to Wear: Amputee Fashion Tips

"In the grand scheme of all the struggles that come along with losing a limb," writes Alexandra Boutté at Limbitless ...

LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

Single and The Retreat

Single and The Retreat

If you’d like to see more amputees portrayed by amputees in film, you might be interested in the 15-minute film ...
Coming Full Circle: From Being Helped to Helping Others

Coming Full Circle: From Being Helped to Helping Others

Richard Lucas Slusher, 27, was born missing his right arm below the elbow. Amplitude spoke with Richard about his experiences ...
Good and Bad News on the Film Front

Good and Bad News on the Film Front

How little—and how—people with disabilities are portrayed in films has long been criticized. This year, however, the See Jane 2020 ...
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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Amputee Coalition: National Conference and Legislative Update

It's a busy week over at the Amputee Coalition. Two big pieces of news have come out, and both require ...
Phantom Pain Follow-up: Five Things to Know About PNS

Phantom Pain Follow-up: Five Things to Know About PNS

On the heels of our article earlier this month about peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS), we had the opportunity to talk ...
Amputee hiking on the Crystal Point Loop in Arizona.

First Person: Amputee Hiking, One Step at a Time

It took our friend and frequent contributor Angie Heuser slightly more than a year post-amputation to get back out on ...
amputation shark attack

Amputation, Trauma, Healing: Shark Edition

Emotional healing from amputation can be as hard as physical recovery. That's true for all amputees—especially those who lose their ...
Amputee baseball player throwing a ball.

Baseball’s Forgotten Amputee Stars: Part II

Little did we realize when we wrote about amputee pitcher Monty Stratton just how rich a vein we’d drilled into ...
Paddling to Persevere amputee canoeist Nate Denofre

River Report: America the Beautiful

“The Mississippi River towns are comely, clean, well built, and pleasing to the eye, and cheering to the spirit. The ...
Amputee on a bicycle wearing a prosthetic

Amputee Biking Hacks for 2020

We've been meaning to write about amputee cycling for a while now. It keeps popping up in the news—there was ...
Robin Williams amputees Challenged Athletes Foundation

Robin Williams’ $20m (and Counting) Gift to Adaptive Athletes

Robin Williams' enduring commitment to the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) has benefited thousands of competitors over the years. Here's a ...


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