Breakthrough Bionic Leg Clears FDA Hurdle

Breakthrough Bionic Leg Clears FDA Hurdle

When we first took note of SensArs Neuroprosthetics’ pioneering bionic leg, the SENSY, about two years ago, we described it ...
Sweet Surprises of Social Distancing

Sweet Surprises of Social Distancing

by Alexandra Capellini I ended the call as we said “Good night” and checked my phone’s log: We’d been talking ...

Amputee Newsmakers: October 7-13, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: October 7-13, 2021

Last year, the pandemic kept the Range of Motion Project from sending a team to the top of Cotopaxi. So ...

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Amputee Coalition Names New Members to Scientific & Medical Advisory Committee

The Amputee Coalition has named three new members to its Scientific & Medical Advisory Committee (SciMAC). Deb Velez, BSN, MN, ...
In Memoriam: Dudley S. Childress, PhD

In Memoriam: Dudley S. Childress, PhD

Dudley S. Childress, PhD, passed away on August 6, after a long illness. He was 79. Childress was born on ...
Amputee Veteran Finds New Career in 3D Printing

Amputee Veteran Finds New Career in 3D Printing

New Training Program Prepares Veterans, Others to Enter Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Grabianowski at the DOE Manufacturing Demonstration Facility. He is ...

President Obama Signs Veterans Access to Care Act into Law

President Obama traveled to Fort Belvoir, Virginia, on August 7, where he signed House Resolution (H.R.) 3230, titled the Veterans ...
Amputee Coalition Announces 2014-2015 Skoski Scholarship Recipient

Amputee Coalition Announces 2014-2015 Skoski Scholarship Recipient

The Amputee Coalition announced that Ashby (AJ) Henningsen, 20, of Baltimore, Maryland, is the recipient of the $1,000 Christina Skoski, ...
Implantable Sensors Improve Control for Prosthetic Limbs

Implantable Sensors Improve Control for Prosthetic Limbs

Illustration of the IMES System courtesy of The Alfred Mann Foundation. When a muscles contracts, it generates electricity. This electrical ...

NAAOP Alert: VA Victory on Private Contracting of O&P Care

The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics & Prosthetics (NAAOP) has issued the following legislative alert: Congress is poised ...
Report: Adults with Disabilities Continue to Be Economically Shortchanged

Report: Adults with Disabilities Continue to Be Economically Shortchanged

A new report from the National Disability Institute (NDI) shows that 24 years after the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act ...


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