The Amputee Who Marched With Martin Luther King Jr.

The Amputee Who Marched With Martin Luther King Jr.

This 31-year-old amputee walked all 54 miles of the 1965 Selma-Montgomery march on crutches, becoming a high-profile symbol of the ...
Julia Heaberlin Hides Limb Loss in Plain Sight

Julia Heaberlin Hides Limb Loss in Plain Sight

Julia Heaberlin didn't start out with an amputee protagonist at the center of "We Are All the Same in the ...

Amputee Survey Swag: No Limbits Jeans

Amputee Survey Swag: No Limbits Jeans

Complete the 2022 Amputee Community Survey and put yourself in the running for some free amputee-friendly jeans from No Limbits ...

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Paralympics Daily: August 24

Paralympics Daily: August 24

We’ll start today’s post with a question: how many of the 72 amputee athletes on Team USA are previous Paralympic ...
Amputees and Arthritis: Study Yields New Insights

Amputees and Arthritis: Study Yields New Insights

A new study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research documents the potential impact of altered gait on arthritis in ...
Amputee Sock Prints Pack a Visual Punch

Amputee Sock Prints Pack a Visual Punch

Amputee Sock Prints bills itself as the world’s first and only purveyor of customizable amputee socks. The two-month-old company's catalog ...
Amputee Newsmakers: August 12-18, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: August 12-18, 2021

This week in amputee news: A dude shears a soda can in half with his machete-tipped prosthesis, MIT unveils an ...
Top US Amputee Athletes to Watch at the 2020 Paralympics

Top US Amputee Athletes to Watch at the 2020 Paralympics

After years of being starved for coverage, Paralympics fans now have more coverage than anyone can keep up with. Here ...
How US Paralympians Won the Battle for Equal Pay

How US Paralympians Won the Battle for Equal Pay

Amputee athlete Katie Holloway fought doggedly to raise Paralympic athletes' medal bonuses to the same level as Olympic athletes. Here's ...
Femita Ayanbeku Shifts Into High Gear

Femita Ayanbeku Shifts Into High Gear

Amputee athlete Femita Ayanbeku surprised everyone, including herself, by making the 2016 Paralympic team. For the 2020 Paralympics, no one ...
How Well Do You Know the US Paralympic Team?

How Well Do You Know the US Paralympic Team?

Who's the youngest amputee athlete on the US Paralympic team? Who's got the most medals? How many are first-time Paralympians? ...


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