Jake Schrom Pays the Price of Admission to the Paralympics

Jake Schrom Pays the Price of Admission to the Paralympics

As a weightlifter, Jake Schrom can't attract the same sponsorship dollars that swimmers and sprinters can. He pays a big ...
Jeans for Amputees, by an Amputee

Jeans for Amputees, by an Amputee

The Amp Pants by No Limbits feature inseam zippers, reinforced fabric, and other enhancements to accommodate the prosthesis-wearing casual dresser ...

Amputee Newsmakers: May 12, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: May 12, 2021

A stolen prosthesis turns up in an unlikely place, a limb-different kid gets a limb-different puppy, two amputee bicycling clinics ...

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A Better Way to Amputate

A Better Way to Amputate

Amputation surgery that preserves agonist-antagonist myoneural interfaces (AMIs) can increase amputees’ ability to control prosthetic devices while decreasing their phantom ...
A Winning Book About Loss

A Winning Book About Loss

Christa Couture's book isn’t only about limb loss, but it will resonate with anyone who’s lost a limb, as Couture ...
Mission Gait Raises the Bar on PT

Mission Gait Raises the Bar on PT

Mission Gait aims to equip PTs with the clinical expertise they need to offer effective physical therapy for amputees and ...


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Katy Sullivan: Acclaimed Actor, Accidental Athlete

Katy Sullivan: Acclaimed Actor, Accidental Athlete

Not many Paralympic sprinters have also starred in a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. That’s the remarkable journey of Katy Sullivan, a ...
Useful Travel Gear for Lower-limb Amputees

Useful Travel Gear for Lower-limb Amputees

Before you venture forth on your next amputee travel adventure, consider buying one (or more) of these items. They might ...
AMI Amputation Surgery: A Layperson's Guide

AMI Amputation Surgery: A Layperson’s Guide

You might have heard about AMI surgery, the new amputation procedure that’s been making news lately. Here’s a chance to ...
Mobility May: Rooting for the Underdogs

Mobility May: Rooting for the Underdogs

Which fundraising team should you root for during ROMP's Mobility May Do 100 / Raise $100 Challenge? Here's who we're ...
Amputee Newsmakers: May 5, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: May 5, 2021

A guy bisects an apple with his machete-tipped prosthetic leg, a mad scientist investigates limb regeneration, Hollywood takes another step ...
From Amputee Military Vet to Oscar-Winning Actor

From Amputee Military Vet to Oscar-Winning Actor

The only amputee to ever win an Oscar Award for acting wasn't really an actor. But his personal experience with ...
The Podium Comes First for Brian Bell—Then the Platform

The Podium Comes First for Brian Bell—Then the Platform

Wheelchair basketball player Brian Bell is focused on winning another gold medal in Tokyo. But outside the arena, he feels ...
1st Person Amputee Tales: Dead Leg Walking

1st Person Amputee Tales: Dead Leg Walking

We’ve never heard a day-of-amputation story like Dana Lawson’s, and we bet you haven’t either. It features FedEx, a flexible ...


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