Foundation Seeks Nominations for I’mPOSSIBLE Award

The Agitos Foundation has launched a call for nominations for the I’mPOSSIBLE Award, which will be presented at the Tokyo ...

For Blade Runners, Taller Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Faster

Before hitting the track to compete in an officially sanctioned race, some elite Paralympic sprinters must do something most runners ...

1st Person: My First 10K as an Amputee

1st Person: My First 10K as an Amputee

We got a lot of positive feedback last month on Angie Heuser's first-person story about learning to surf. So we ...

LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

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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

Walking Outcomes Poor in Transtibial Amputees With Diabetes

A study by the Korean Diabetes Association compared walking outcomes in people whose transtibial amputations were caused by diabetes compared ...

Össur, Mann Foundation Extend Mind-controlled Prosthetic Probe

Össur, Reykjavik, Iceland, and the Alfred Mann Foundation (AMF) Santa Clarita, California, have reached an agreement that allows Össur to ...

Upper-limb Absence Affects Postural Control Even With Prosthesis

People with upper-limb loss or absence experience a high prevalence of falls, and prosthesis use increases fall likelihood by six ...

Martin Bionics Recognized for Prosthetic Interface Technology

Martin Bionics, Oklahoma City, has been selected by R&D Magazine as a recipient of its 2019 R&D 100 Award for ...

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