Characters With Amputations Play Leading Roles in How to Train Your Dragon

While amputees work in almost every field, even in such demanding jobs as police officers, soldiers, and firefighters, one has ...
Teen Surprised With Bionic Arms at Film Premiere

Teen Surprised With Bionic Arms at Film Premiere

Bionic limb company Open Bionics, Bristol, United Kingdom, has teamed up with director James Cameron and his new blockbuster, Alita: ...

Loneliness May Hinder Management of Diabetes, Hypertension

One isn’t just the loneliest number. It may also be the unhealthiest. Research led by Laurie Theeke, PhD, RN, a ...

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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U.S. Healthcare Spending Highest Among Developed Countries

The United States, on a per capita basis, spends much more on healthcare than other developed countries; the chief reason ...

Weakened Brain Structure May Cause Phantom Limb Sensation

According to a recent study, after a person has limb amputation, the areas of his or her brain responsible for ...
New Prosthetic Hand Provides Proprioception

New Prosthetic Hand Provides Proprioception

Researchers have developed a next-generation prosthetic hand that allows people with amputations to regain proprioception. The results of the study, ...
Amputee Coalition President, CEO Retiring

Amputee Coalition President, CEO Retiring

The Amputee Coalition and Jack Richmond, CPOA, CFo, announced his retirement from the role of president and CEO. Richmond, who ...
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