Limb Loss and the Supreme Court

Limb Loss and the Supreme Court

When did the Supreme Court last consider limb loss in any substantive way? Here are some recent cases involving limb ...
Amputees Can Control This Bionic Arm With Their Thoughts

Amputees Can Control This Bionic Arm With Their Thoughts

Biomedical engineers at the University of Minnesota may have grabbed the bionic brass ring: a smart prosthetic arm that amputees ...

GAO to Study Healthcare Access for Amputees and People With Disabilities

GAO to Study Healthcare Access for Amputees and People With Disabilities

A group of lawmakers led by U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth directed the GAO to initiate a comprehensive study into the ...

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Amputee Coalition, Academy Partner to Offer Amputees Information

The Amputee Coalition and the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists (the Academy) have partnered to offer a new tool, ...
Caregivers Must Care for Themselves So They Can Care for Others

Caregivers Must Care for Themselves So They Can Care for Others

November marks National Family Caregivers Month, a time coordinated by the National Family Caregivers Association to acknowledge family caregivers and ...
Airman Adapts after Amputation

Airman Adapts after Amputation

Caswell and Tami share a moment before his surgery. U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Scott Poe. At ...

Diabetic Foot Complications: Expensive, Deadly, and Largely Preventable

For Americans, the cost of diabetes has never been greater. Not only does the disease harm citizens, it also puts ...
Amputee Amy Palmiero-Winters Finishes First at World?s Toughest Mudder

Amputee Amy Palmiero-Winters Finishes First at World?s Toughest Mudder

Palmiero-Winters during the competition. Photograph courtesy of Tough Mudder. On November 15, amputee Amy Palmiero-Winters took on one of the ...
Limbs of Freedom Aids Amputees in Mexico

Limbs of Freedom Aids Amputees in Mexico

Patients and volunteers send their thanks to program supporters. Photograph courtesy of Limbs of Freedom. Limbs of Freedom, a project ...
Second ParaLong Drive World Championships Held in Mesquite

Second ParaLong Drive World Championships Held in Mesquite

Photograph of Brentz courtesy of Karl Hugh, Mesquite ParaLong Drive local organizing committee. For the second year in a row, ...

OPAF Welcomes AOPA as Silver Sponsor

OPAF announced that the American Orthotic & Prosthetic Association (AOPA) is a 2015 silver-level sponsor. "AOPA is pleased to support ...


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