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More Holiday Gifts for Amputees

More Holiday Gifts for Amputees

Didn't find what you were looking for in last week's list of gift ideas for amputees? Here's a whole 'nother ...
Aver Akighir: A Forceful Voice for Amputee Rights

Aver Akighir: A Forceful Voice for Amputee Rights

Since becoming an amputee in 2003, Aver Akighir has been battling to end Nigeria's longstanding pattern of discrimination against people ...

Amputee Caregivers Shine in "Sky Blossom"

Amputee Caregivers Shine in “Sky Blossom”

"Sky Blossom" focuses on young caregivers who stand behind and alongside amputees, sharing their ups and downs. It's a particularly ...

LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

Spinal Stimulators Repurposed to Restore Touch in Lost Limbs

Spinal Stimulators Repurposed to Restore Touch in Lost Limbs

Although it’s possible to simulate touch by stimulating the remaining nerves in the residual limb after an amputation, such surgery ...
Cannabinoids May Affect Activity of Other Pharmaceuticals

Cannabinoids May Affect Activity of Other Pharmaceuticals

As CBD products have grown in popularity and other cannabinoid products have become legal in some states, amputees who struggle ...

Helping Older Adults Achieve Their Dreams

AARP has joined forces with the charity Wish of a Lifetime to help older adults fulfill their lifelong dreams. Since ...
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Creative Solutions Contest: Update

Creative Solutions Contest: Update

Thanks to everybody who submitted an idea to the Creative Solutions Contest. We were uniformly impressed, consistently entertained, and intermittently ...
Best Gifts for Amputees in 2020

Best Gifts for Amputees in 2020

What are this year's best holiday gifts for amputees? We asked around to find out what books, gadgets, clothes, fitness ...
Great Amputee Bake Off VIII: Sweet Art by Tasha

Great Amputee Bake Off VIII: Sweet Art by Tasha

When Tasha Dillow lost her right hand to necrotising fasciitis, a couple of smart high-school cookies built a 3D prosthesis ...
Worthy Causes: Right to Walk Foundation

Worthy Causes: Right to Walk Foundation

The Right to Walk Foundation was founded last month by a supergroup of high-profile, high-powered amputees and prosthetic industry leaders ...
Amputees on GoFundMe: Tips for Running a Successful Campaign

Amputees on GoFundMe: Tips for Running a Successful Campaign

Type “prosthesis” into the search bar at GoFundMe, and you’ll get roughly 10,000 hits. Amputees have made extensive use of ...
Amputee Veterans: In Their Own Words

Amputee Veterans: In Their Own Words

Americans have been honoring military veterans on November 11 for 101 years. During that time, more than 10,000 U.S. service ...
Great Amputee Bake Off VII: Briony May Bakes

Great Amputee Bake Off VII: Briony May Bakes

Two years before amputee baker Marc Elliott joined the Great British Bake Off, limb-different baker Briony May Williams made it ...
Worthy Causes: Steps of Faith Foundation

Worthy Causes: Steps of Faith Foundation

Not many amputee benefit shows are as star-studded as the Steps of Faith Foundation's annual ThunderGong! show. This organization helps ...


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