Cyborg: Jillian Weise Making Caregiving and Care Receiving an Equal Partnership THE YEAR AHEAD FOR AMPUTEES THE DATING GAME

The Funniest, Foul-Mouthedest, Quad Amputee Rapper/Gamer on TikTok

The Funniest, Foul-Mouthedest, Quad Amputee Rapper/Gamer on TikTok

No limbs, no limits. That’s the mantra of Colin White, a quadruple amputee better known as NUBS to the hordes ...
Getting Into the Game

Getting Into the Game

Roughly half of adult amputees don't participate in sports. And when you stay on the sidelines, physical fitness isn't the ...

Worthy Causes: Heather Abbott Foundation

Worthy Causes: Heather Abbott Foundation

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Heather Abbott launched her foundation to help amputees rebuild confidence, reclaim their lives, and move forward ...

LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

Acupuncture Before Surgery Reduces Pain and Opioid Use

Acupuncture Before Surgery Reduces Pain and Opioid Use

Veterans who have acupuncture before surgery report less pain and need far fewer opioids to manage their discomfort, according to ...
Let the Games Begin

Let the Games Begin

For a while, it looked like the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics might not happen at all. A couple of months ...
Less Than 1 Percent of Foundations Have Full-time Staff With Disabilities

Less Than 1 Percent of Foundations Have Full-time Staff With Disabilities

Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that one in four adults has a disability. But fewer ...

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More Holiday Gifts for Amputees

More Holiday Gifts for Amputees

Didn't find what you were looking for in last week's list of gift ideas for amputees? Here's a whole 'nother ...
Aver Akighir: A Forceful Voice for Amputee Rights

Aver Akighir: A Forceful Voice for Amputee Rights

Since becoming an amputee in 2003, Aver Akighir has been battling to end Nigeria's longstanding pattern of discrimination against people ...
Amputee Caregivers Shine in "Sky Blossom"

Amputee Caregivers Shine in “Sky Blossom”

"Sky Blossom" focuses on young caregivers who stand behind and alongside amputees, sharing their ups and downs. It's a particularly ...
Creative Solutions Contest: Update

Creative Solutions Contest: Update

Thanks to everybody who submitted an idea to the Creative Solutions Contest. We were uniformly impressed, consistently entertained, and intermittently ...
Best Gifts for Amputees in 2020

Best Gifts for Amputees in 2020

What are this year's best holiday gifts for amputees? We asked around to find out what books, gadgets, clothes, fitness ...
Great Amputee Bake Off VIII: Sweet Art by Tasha

Great Amputee Bake Off VIII: Sweet Art by Tasha

When Tasha Dillow lost her right hand to necrotising fasciitis, a couple of smart high-school cookies built a 3D prosthesis ...
Worthy Causes: Right to Walk Foundation

Worthy Causes: Right to Walk Foundation

The Right to Walk Foundation was founded last month by a supergroup of high-profile, high-powered amputees and prosthetic industry leaders ...
Amputees on GoFundMe: Tips for Running a Successful Campaign

Amputees on GoFundMe: Tips for Running a Successful Campaign

Type “prosthesis” into the search bar at GoFundMe, and you’ll get roughly 10,000 hits. Amputees have made extensive use of ...


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