The Trouble With Treatments for Phantom Limb Pain

The Trouble With Treatments for Phantom Limb Pain

Phantom limb pain is a real physiological condition. So why do we tolerate mystery and myth when it comes to ...
These Amputee Workout Classes Are Free, Fun, and Available 24/7

These Amputee Workout Classes Are Free, Fun, and Available 24/7

When all the gyms shut down way back in COVID’s initial quarantine phase, Move United (then known as Disabled Sports ...

Team Össur vs. Team Ottobock: The Final Tally

Team Össur vs. Team Ottobock: The Final Tally

If the Paralympic athletes sponsored by Össur and Ottobock were regarded as independent nations, both teams would have ranked among ...

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September / October 2021

Osseintegration: Green Light for Vascular Amputees?

Osseintegration: Green Light for Vascular Amputees?

Since receiving preliminary FDA approval last December, osseointegration (OI) has become an increasingly viable option for US amputees. Unfortunately, amputees ...
Amputee Books: Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg

Amputee Books: Frida Kahlo and My Left Leg

By Emily Rapp Black “As an amputee since the age of four,” the author writes, “I have always wondered what ...
Darryl Johnson's Encore Performance

Darryl Johnson’s Encore Performance

Darryl Johnson has lived most of his life on stage and performed with R&B legends such as The Drifters. But ...


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Team USA's Amputee Medal-winners at the Paralympics

Team USA’s Amputee Medal-winners at the Paralympics

Team USA's final medal Paralympic medal count ended up at 104, with 37 golds. Both figures rank as the second-highest ...
How Many Americans Watched the Paralympics on NBC?

How Many Americans Watched the Paralympics on NBC?

When we spoke with Gary Zenkel, the president of NBC Olympics, back in May, he told us he didn't have ...
2022 Winter Paralympics: Amputee FAQ

2022 Winter Paralympics: Amputee FAQ

Through 1992, the Winter and Summer Olympic/Paralympics were always held in the same calendar year. It was only in 1994 ...
Paralympics Daily: September 3

Paralympics Daily: September 3

All of the results we have to share with you today are spoilers, which as always are stashed at the ...
Paralympics Daily: September 2

Paralympics Daily: September 2

We joined Cosi Belloso on COSI Talks last night for another conversation about the Paralympics (watch it here), and we ...
Amputees at the Movies: John Lawson Flips the Script

Amputees at the Movies: John Lawson Flips the Script

We thought John Lawson looked awfully familiar when we saw his mug in Variety the other day. Turns out we weren’t ...
First Person: Rising Up From the Valley

First Person: Rising Up From the Valley

From above, the valley looked like a blissful oasis. But up close it felt turbulent and uncomfortable. AK amputee Angie ...
Paralympics Daily: September 1

Paralympics Daily: September 1

There's still plenty of buzz about yesterday morning's dazzling 400m freestyle race between Morgan Stickney and Jessica Long (S8). If ...


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