Q: How Many Amputees Never Get Seen By a Prosthetist?

Q: How Many Amputees Never Get Seen By a Prosthetist?

According to a new study, a shockingly high percentage of amputees never see a prosthetist. Your age, sex, and overall ...
Hot Amputee Summer: How to Survive Sweaty Season

Hot Amputee Summer: How to Survive Sweaty Season

As a Florida resident, Alexandra Boutté spends about nine months a year battling every leg amputee’s warm-weather enemy: sweat. Keeping ...

Amputee Newsmakers: June 10-16, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: June 10-16, 2021

Heartless insurers of the week: Sanford Health and the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System. Their one-leg-per-lifetime policy leaves North ...

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May / June 2021

Put Your Metal to the Pedal

Put Your Metal to the Pedal

Ampt Biking convenes amputee bicyclists of all abilities to share breathtaking mountain scenery and trail rides that range from gentle ...
How To Hire the Right Prosthetist

How To Hire the Right Prosthetist

An ill-fitting socket can make your life miserable. So can ill-fitting prosthetist. It’s pretty hard to feel comfortable in your ...
Message From the Editor

Message From the Editor

The May 2021 issue of Amplitude, the nation's top amputee lifestyle magazine, features articles on amputee travel, world explorer Albert ...


ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

NBC Counts on the Paralympics to Deliver Gold

NBC Counts on the Paralympics to Deliver Gold

In an exclusive interview, NBC Olympics president Gary Zenkel discusses the trends driving the network's beefed-up coverage of the Tokyo ...
Amputee Newsmakers: May 13-19, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: May 13-19, 2021

Amputee swimsuit models hit the beaches, cannabis experts talk about pain management, a prosthetic limb turns into a Nerf Blaster, ...
Jake Schrom Pays the Price of Admission to the Paralympics

Jake Schrom Pays the Price of Admission to the Paralympics

As a weightlifter, Jake Schrom can't attract the same sponsorship dollars that swimmers and sprinters can. He pays a big ...
Jeans for Amputees, by an Amputee

Jeans for Amputees, by an Amputee

The Amp Pants by No Limbits feature inseam zippers, reinforced fabric, and other enhancements to accommodate the prosthesis-wearing casual dresser ...
Amputee Newsmakers: May 12, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: May 12, 2021

A stolen prosthesis turns up in an unlikely place, a limb-different kid gets a limb-different puppy, two amputee bicycling clinics ...
Katy Sullivan: Acclaimed Actor, Accidental Athlete

Katy Sullivan: Acclaimed Actor, Accidental Athlete

Not many Paralympic sprinters have also starred in a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. That’s the remarkable journey of Katy Sullivan, a ...
Useful Travel Gear for Lower-limb Amputees

Useful Travel Gear for Lower-limb Amputees

Before you venture forth on your next amputee travel adventure, consider buying one (or more) of these items. They might ...
AMI Amputation Surgery: A Layperson's Guide

AMI Amputation Surgery: A Layperson’s Guide

You might have heard about AMI surgery, the new amputation procedure that’s been making news lately. Here’s a chance to ...


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