Drug Prices Increase More Than Twice as Fast as Inflation

Retail prices for 267 brand-name drugs commonly used by older adults surged by an average of 5.8 percent in 2018, ...

ICU Survivors Commonly Experience Job Loss

In recent years, national attention has been drawn to the plight of patients who have experienced the unintended side effects ...

Immersion in Virtual Reality Scenes of the Arctic Helps Ease Pain

Watching immersive 360-degree videos of icy Arctic scenes helps relieve intense burning pain and could hold hope for treating chronic ...

LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

Don't Be a Victim: Self-defense Strategies for Amputees

Don’t Be a Victim: Self-defense Strategies for Amputees

ACCORDING TO THE FBI’S most recent Crime in the United States report, a violent crime—aggravated assault, robbery, rape, murder—occurs every ...
Is Online Education for You?

Is Online Education for You?

One of the many adjustments you may have to make after losing a limb is finding new employment and that ...
A Man of Many Talents

A Man of Many Talents

ERIC QUANDER IS THE ULTIMATE MULTIHYPHENATE. IN FACT, THE NUMBER OF LABELS THAT COULD PRECEDE HIS NAME MAKE A VERITABLE ...
Inspiration on the Run

Inspiration on the Run

We all want a healthcare provider who understand our needs and hopes. But if our medical team isn’t giving us the support ...
Uniquely You

Uniquely You

PROSTHETIC COVERS CAN HELP YOU RECLAIM YOUR STYLE Wearing a prosthesis is functional; wearing a prosthetic cover is art. Prosthetic ...
Tips for Staying Safe in Winter Weather for Lower-limb Amputees

Tips for Staying Safe in Winter Weather for Lower-limb Amputees

Winter weather is especially dangerous for lower-limb amputees who may already have balance problems. Snow and ice can lead to ...

Powerful Videos That Will Make You Believe You Can Do Anything

Check out these videos—and share them with others if you like them. The Father Of Four With No Hands Or ...
Adaptive Skate Coloring Book

Adaptive Skate Coloring Book

Written and illustrated by Daniel Edmondson Produced by an amputee, this 30-page coloring book features adaptive and non-adaptive skateboarders and ...
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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


ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Walking Outcomes Poor in Transtibial Amputees With Diabetes

A study by the Korean Diabetes Association compared walking outcomes in people whose transtibial amputations were caused by diabetes compared ...

Össur, Mann Foundation Extend Mind-controlled Prosthetic Probe

Össur, Reykjavik, Iceland, and the Alfred Mann Foundation (AMF) Santa Clarita, California, have reached an agreement that allows Össur to ...

Upper-limb Absence Affects Postural Control Even With Prosthesis

People with upper-limb loss or absence experience a high prevalence of falls, and prosthesis use increases fall likelihood by six ...

Martin Bionics Recognized for Prosthetic Interface Technology

Martin Bionics, Oklahoma City, has been selected by R&D Magazine as a recipient of its 2019 R&D 100 Award for ...
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