Less Exercise May Still Yield Benefits

Less Exercise May Still Yield Benefits

A Beaumont Health study featured in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, the official journal of the American College ...
Recognizing Capability and Ability, Not Disability

Recognizing Capability and Ability, Not Disability

Charlene Liles, outpatient medical records technician, processes approximately 100 weekly requests for release of information at Naval Hospital Bremerton’s (NHB) ...

Female Double Amputee Plans to Complete NYC Full Marathon

Female Double Amputee Plans to Complete NYC Full Marathon

Brazilian athlete and bilateral lower-limb amputee Adriele Silva, 31, looks forward to crossing the finish line at mile 26.2 of ...

LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

LIMB LOSS RESOURCE GUIDE

This practical guide for preparing for, adapting to, and living with limb loss provides current, in-depth information about:

  • Healthcare team selection
  • Postoperative care
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Emotional adjustment
  • Pain management
  • Peer support
  • Adaptations for home and work
  • Prosthetic devices, fitting, and adjustments


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Neuroprosthetic Advance May Improve Prosthetic Touch and Phantom Limb Pain

Neuroprosthetic Advance May Improve Prosthetic Touch and Phantom Limb Pain

Scientists at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, have developed a miniaturized electronic platform for the stimulation and ...

New Research, Tools Center on Treating Phantom Limb Pain

Max Ortiz-Catalan, PhD, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, who conducts research using augmented reality to reduce phantom limb pain ...

AOPA Says BCBS Draft Policy Would Decrease Access to Prostheses

The American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) said on October 1 that a draft policy governing coverage of lower-limb prostheses ...
Paralympian Named Individual Sportswoman of the Year

Paralympian Named Individual Sportswoman of the Year

Oksana Masters became just the second Paralympian honored as the individual sportswoman of the year at the Women's Sports Foundation's ...
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