An amputee hikes on a prosthesis.

Amputee Hiking Hacks for 2020

Hiking season snuck up on us this year, but it has finally arrived. So we assembled a little refresher about ...
Kintsugi: A Healing Art for Amputees

Kintsugi: A Healing Art for Amputees

In the Japanese art of Kintsugi, the flaws in the ceramic are what give them their beauty. "That's what we ...

How to Get Started With Amputee Yoga

How to Get Started With Amputee Yoga

Yoga improves your balance, flexibility, core strength, mental health...need we say more? Is amuptee yoga officially a thing yet? It’s ...

LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

Hearing Issues Can Increase Risk of Falling

Hearing Issues Can Increase Risk of Falling

What people hear and do not hear can have a direct effect on their balance, according to research from the ...
HOT WHEELS: Specialty Wheelchairs Help Amputees Participate in Sports

HOT WHEELS: Specialty Wheelchairs Help Amputees Participate in Sports

Wheelchair use and sports don’t have to be mutually exclusive. Today there are a wide variety of wheelchairs that are ...
Medicare Expands Telehealth Benefits

Medicare Expands Telehealth Benefits

Beginning March 6, Medicare began temporarily paying clinicians to provide telehealth services for beneficiaries to give patients greater access to ...


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COVID-19 Q&A: Hand-washing Hacks of Upper-limb Amputees

COVID-19 Q&A: Hand-washing Hacks of Upper-limb Amputees

Before the pandemic, most of us didn't have a fully considered hand-washing strategy—or a poorly considered one, for that matter ...
Telehealth Case Study: Sheila's New Foot

Telehealth Case Study: Sheila’s New Foot

Rural Iowa is gorgeous. But when you need to see a prosthetist to adjust your new high-tech foot, and you ...

Instagram Amputees: Jack Thomas

Many musicians have twice as many arms but not even a tenth of Jack Thomas's emotional range. This amputee reminded ...
Going the Distance on Social Distance

Going the Distance on Social Distance

Sometimes it feels like we've been living in quarantine forever. To put things in perspective, we rounded up a few ...
COVID-19 Q+A: How will the pandemic affect employment for amputees?

COVID-19 Q+A: How will the pandemic affect employment for amputees?

The pandemic is pushing all of us, able-bodied or not, into unfamiliar territory—but that's often where new opportunities lie, John ...
Physical Therapy at Home Using Virtual Reality

Physical Therapy at Home Using Virtual Reality

Currently prescribed physical therapy often requires patients to complete regular exercises at home. Outside of the clinic, patients rarely receive ...

Five Ways to Reduce Anxiety During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Worrying about catching an infectious disease can be stressful. Nathaniel Van Kirk, PhD; Kathryn D. Boger, PhD, ABPP; and Marni J. Chanoff, ...

CAF Distributes Record Number of Grants in 2020

The Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) announced a record-breaking 3,921 individual grants were awarded to athletes worldwide—making it the largest grant ...


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