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 ...

Adaptive Sport Program Recognized by Olympic & Paralympic Committee

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee has named The Hartford's Ability Equipped program as its 2019 Rings of Gold ...

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

Bilateral Above-knee Amputee Sets Precedent Finishing the IRONMAN World Championship

Bilateral Above-knee Amputee Sets Precedent Finishing the IRONMAN World Championship

On October 12 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Roderick Sewell accomplished something that no other bilateral above-knee amputee has done before—cross the ...

Amputees Merge With Their Bionic Legs

Djurica Resanovic had a motorbike accident several years ago that resulted in the amputation of his leg above the knee ...
Soldier Self-amputates Leg to Aid Buddies

Soldier Self-amputates Leg to Aid Buddies

A year after a life-threatening accident, Spc. Ezra Maes is still amazed at the circumstances that helped him survive. If ...

Coapt Wins Innovation Award

Coapt, Chicago, has been selected to win the Brian and Joyce Blatchford Team Prize for Innovation by the International Society ...
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