OPAF Receives $3,600 Swim Grant

The Orthotics & Prosthetics Activities Foundation (OPAF) and the First Clinics along with the First Swim Training and Clinic program ...

Co-founder of LegWorks Named to Forbes 30 Under 30

Forbes Magazine has named Brandon Burke, co-founder and chief product officer of LegWorks, headquartered in Buffalo, New York, as one ...

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 ...

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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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 ...
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 ...
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