Aging Gracefully as an Amputee

Aging Gracefully as an Amputee

At age 55, Lorie Tensen has been an amputee for 40+ years. She's making plans for many more years of ...
Fun Summer Reads for Amputees in 2021

Fun Summer Reads for Amputees in 2021

“Amputee fiction” isn’t a genre yet, but it’s a growing trend. These five books with amputee protagonists are all suitable ...

Amputee Newsmakers: July 15-21, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: July 15-21, 2021

The National Limb Loss Resource Center gets $200K richer, an African artist makes amazingly life-like prostheses, a Nintendo-friendly prosthetic hand ...

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Around the World in 80 Minutes

Around the World in 80 Minutes

Bilateral amputee Brittany Palmer's Beeyonder offers virtual travel packages that can bring Lake Victoria to your laptop or Ireland to ...
So Soothe Me: CBDs for Amputees

So Soothe Me: CBDs for Amputees

A Step Ahead Prosthetics’ two CBD products are designed to combat the particular aches and ailments that plague hard-working residual ...
Playing the Sock Market

Playing the Sock Market

Socket Socks are colorful, comfortable amputee fashion accessories to decorate a prosthetic socket. See the designs and get ordering information ...
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The Amputee Who Wrote the US Constitution

The Amputee Who Wrote the US Constitution

Most historians agree that amputee statesman Gouverneur Morris wrote the Constitution's Preamble, and some credit him as the primary author ...
First Person: Standing Your Ground as an Amputee

First Person: Standing Your Ground as an Amputee

Advocating for yourself is hard but essential. When facing difficult decisions, you have to be ready to stand your ground ...
Amputee Newsmakers: July 8-14, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: July 8-14, 2021

A prosthesis-waving fan steals the show at the NBA Finals, two amputees ski down the slopes of Denali, an outrageous ...
The Mic Is Always Hot When Kari Miller-Ortiz Is Behind it

The Mic Is Always Hot When Kari Miller-Ortiz Is Behind it

Kari Miller-Ortiz can describe both the athleticism and the artistry of sitting volleyball. As a commentator on NBC's Paralympic broadcast ...
Takeaways from the Paralympic Trials: The Athletes Speak

Takeaways from the Paralympic Trials: The Athletes Speak

We combed US athletes' Instagram feeds to get a sense of their highs and lows in the wake of the ...
My Son, the Paralympian: Deborah Jackson's Journey of Discovery

My Son, the Paralympian: Deborah Jackson’s Journey of Discovery

Deborah Jackson relied on the adaptive sports community as her son Desmond progressed toward the Paralympics. That community, she says, ...
Paralympic Swimmer Mohammad Abbas Karimi Brings Hope to Refugees

Paralympic Swimmer Mohammad Abbas Karimi Brings Hope to Refugees

One of the most remarkable performers at the US Paralympic Trials wasn’t even eligible for a spot on Team USA ...
FAQ: Phantom Limb Pain and Psilocybin

FAQ: Phantom Limb Pain and Psilocybin

Psilocybin, the active chemical in psychedelic mushrooms, has shown the potential to curb phantom limb pain in amputees. Here’s a ...


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