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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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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Rick Busacca: The NCAA's First Amputee Football Player

Rick Busacca: The NCAA’s First Amputee Football Player

Hardly anyone remembers the name of the first person who ever played college football in NCAA Division I on a ...
Amputee Yoga Brings Liberation, Says Arpita Roy

Amputee Yoga Brings Liberation, Says Arpita Roy

"The real meaning of yoga," writes Arpita Roy, "is deliverance from contact with pain and sorrow." Roy embodies that definition ...
Amplitude on the Airwaves

Amplitude on the Airwaves

We've been fans of Aristotle Domingo's AmpuTO podcast since he launched it last year. So we were thrilled to land ...

NBC Paralympics Coverage Sets New TV Ratings Records

Last week we sifted some tea leaves in an effort to gauge the size of NBC's television audience for the ...
5 Amputee Models in Runway of Dreams' NYFW Show

5 Amputee Models in Runway of Dreams’ NYFW Show

New York Fashion Week is back after an 18-month pandemic pause, and Runway of Dreams will be right in the ...
How Parenting Increased My Confidence as an Amputee

How Parenting Increased My Confidence as an Amputee

by ShaTavia Godbolt A few years ago I read an article in Amplitude that said: "For people who lose their ...
Amputee Newsmakers: September 2-8, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: September 2-8, 2021

The first time he got wounded in combat, Marine Sgt. John Peck sustained acute memory loss. He spent two years ...
5 Best Paralympic Events to Watch Again

5 Best Paralympic Events to Watch Again

Now that the Paralympics have gotten the sort of coverage they always deserved, does anybody still doubt whether these events ...


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