Best Books By and About Amputees: Summer 2022 Edition

Best Books By and About Amputees: Summer 2022 Edition

Two of our favorite amputee detectives are back in action this summer with new novels. Our list of limb-loss-related volumes ...
These Amputee Life Coaches Can Help You Find Your Best Self

These Amputee Life Coaches Can Help You Find Your Best Self

How can an amputee life coach help you adjust to limb loss? Meet a handful of people who've used the ...

Annual Wellness Visits Sharply Reduce Amputation Risk

Annual Wellness Visits Sharply Reduce Amputation Risk

Do diabetes wellness visits really make a difference? According to a new study, the routine visits reduce amputation risk by ...

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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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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 ...
ROMP's Climbing Team Sets Its Sights High

ROMP’s Climbing Team Sets Its Sights High

ROMP’s annual Cotopaxi expedition will include Paralympians, models, social media stars, and other celebrities of the amputee community ...
Amputee Film Maker Sommer Carbuccia Wins Raves for "Mac N Cheese"

Amputee Film Maker Sommer Carbuccia Wins Raves for “Mac N Cheese”

The star of this year’s Easterseals Disability Film Challenge was Sommer Carbuccia, an amputee filmmaker whose comedy Mac & Cheese ...
When It Comes to Prosthesis Covers, One Size Doesn't Fit All

When It Comes to Prosthesis Covers, One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Prosthetic covers need to be flexible enough to fit the occasion, but too many people in the prosthetics industry offer ...


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