Adjustable Sockets May Help Control Fluid Volume in Residual Limb

Existing prosthetic technologies' adjustable sockets and locking pin tethers can be used in novel ways to help maintain residual limb ...

Depression Often Follows Dysvascular Amputation

Individuals undergoing lower-limb amputations secondary to dysvascular disease were found to have depressive symptoms during the first year after the ...

Amputation Level Affects Child’s Physical, Sports Function

Sports and physical functioning of children with amputations were significantly worse after amputations near the knee when compared with ankle-level ...



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


TMR on Transtibial Amputees Reduces Initial Phantom Limb Pain

Physicians at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine are pioneering the use of primary targeted ...
Leaders Launch Global Campaign for Inclusive and Accessible Cities

Leaders Launch Global Campaign for Inclusive and Accessible Cities

On December 3, World Enabled andthe German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) hosted a celebration of the ...

Brief Film Highlights Benefits of Hiring People With Disabilities

Companies that do not employ people with disabilities are missing out. This is the message of the third Transforming Lives ...
Second Edition of The Paralympian Now Available

Second Edition of The Paralympian Now Available

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has released the final 2018 edition of its magazine The Paralympian, which reflects on a ...