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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Wise Women Parliament Supports Amputee Women

Wise Women Parliament Supports Amputee Women

The Wise Women Parliament is a support group for amputee women. It empowers women to share personal experiences about living ...
New Prosthesis Is the Wheel Deal

New Prosthesis Is the Wheel Deal

The Crosswing, a prosthetic leg with an ingenious built-in skate feature, won first prize in last year’s Michelin Movin’On Challenge, ...
The National Limb Loss Registry Goes Live

The National Limb Loss Registry Goes Live

The National Limb Loss and Preservation Registry is now live. It is meant to fill the chronic gap in reliable ...


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The Most Affordable 3D-printed Prosthesis Covers for Amputees

The Most Affordable 3D-printed Prosthesis Covers for Amputees

The market for decorative prosthetic accessories is more vibrant than ever. There are more companies to choose from, a wider ...
Can This Diabetic Boot Really Save 80,000 Amputations a Year?

Can This Diabetic Boot Really Save 80,000 Amputations a Year?

Cross a podiatrist with a basketball-shoe designer, and what do you get? Foot Defender, a new medical boot that’s engineered ...
Your DIY Amputee Life Hacks Could Be Worth Thousands

Your DIY Amputee Life Hacks Could Be Worth Thousands

There’s finally a way to get paid for your ingenious life hacks. The Simply Open Awards will be handing out ...
First Person: Finding My Voice as an Amputee Advocate

First Person: Finding My Voice as an Amputee Advocate

So often, amputees are hushed into silence. But when you withhold your voice, you’re depriving the world of something precious—the ...
Why Are Some Doctors So Clueless About Limb Loss?

Why Are Some Doctors So Clueless About Limb Loss?

When my doctor told me, "You're doing so much with what you have,” it was meant to be encouraging. But ...
College Scholarship Program for Amputees Is Accepting Applications

College Scholarship Program for Amputees Is Accepting Applications

Know any college-age amputees? The Limb Preservation Foundation’s Extremity Scholarship Program is accepting applications ...
What's Being Done to Help Ukrainian War Amputees?

What’s Being Done to Help Ukrainian War Amputees?

Roughly 1,000 amputees are awaiting treatment at a government hospital in Kyiv—and only three prosthetists are on duty. US prosthetists ...
Friendship After Limb Loss Is a Two-Way Street

Friendship After Limb Loss Is a Two-Way Street

Alexandra Boutté felt especially vulnerable in the months after her amputation. But instead of donning emotional armor, she maintained friendships ...


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