It Doesn’t Take Much for Soldiers to Feel Cared For

A soldier named Jerome Motto received caring letters from home in World War II. They helped boost his spirits and ...
Researchers Develop Electric-field Dressing

Researchers Develop Electric-field Dressing

Researchers at Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine have found a way to charge up the fight against bacterial infections ...

Paralympic Committee’s “Transforming Lives” Campaign Wins Award

Paralympic Committee’s “Transforming Lives” Campaign Wins Award

The International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC’s) “Transforming Lives Makes Sense for Everyone” campaign, which showcases the employment legacy of the London 2012 ...

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


ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Above-knee Amputees’ Balance, Walking Abilities Studied

A study published online May 6 in Prosthetics and Orthotics International examined the relationship between balance and walking abilities in ...
Kinetic Prosthetics Hosts First Dance Clinic

Kinetic Prosthetics Hosts First Dance Clinic

Kinetic Prosthetics, West Chester, Pennsylvania, recently hosted an OPAF First Dance Clinic in recognition of Limb Loss Awareness Month in ...

Researchers Develop Distally Powered 3D-printed Finger Prosthesis

In a study published in April in Advances in Mechanical Engineering, researchers described their design and evaluation of an actuated ...

Lawall & Sons Hosts First Clinics in Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Harry J. Lawall & Sons, headquartered in Philadelphia, recently hosted back-to-back OPAF First Clinics in Philadelphia and Princeton, New Jersey ...
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