Study Looks at Increased Risk for Low Back Pain in Unilateral Lower-limb Amputees

Individuals with unilateral lower-limb loss are at increased risk for developing chronic low back pain. Aberrant trunk and pelvis motor ...

BOC Announces New Award Recognizing Certificant Achievements

The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has announced the establishment of a new award honoring its credential holders, Certificant of the ...

Guard Your Medicare Card to Prevent Fraud

As Medicare Open Enrollment approaches, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reminds Medicare beneficiaries to be vigilant and ...

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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Limitless

Right here, right now. One foot in front of the other. Breathe. These are some of the mantras Jamie Brown ...

Using a Prosthesis Requires More Cognitively From Transfemoral Amputees

A study in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society evaluated the influence of lower-limb loss on mental workload by ...
Foot Painters’ Toes Mapped Like Fingers in the Brain

Foot Painters’ Toes Mapped Like Fingers in the Brain

Researchers at University College London, England, and Tel Aviv University, Israel, have discovered that people who use their feet like ...

Amputee Coalition Names New Board Chair

The Amputee Coalition has named Jeffrey Cain, MD, as the new chair of its board of directors. Cain has served ...
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