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5 New Movies About Amputees

As you might have read in Amplitude's current issue, 2019 marked an all-time high for movies featuring lead characters who ...
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Prosthesis Lost and Found: Believe It or Not

When your prosthesis sinks to the bottom of a lake, river, or ocean, it's unlikely you'll ever see it again ...

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Amp Camp: Two Tickets to Paradise

Fast forward to the spring of 2021. You're taking the sun on a tropical beach at a luxury resort, winding ...

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Navigating the Confusing World of Amputee Acronyms

Navigating the Confusing World of Amputee Acronyms

Ever been reading an amputee-related magazine, blog, or social media post and seen DBKA, RAEA, O&P, CPO, PT, OT, BBKA, ...
Limb Loss Doesn't End Model's Dream

Limb Loss Doesn’t End Model’s Dream

After losing her left leg as a result of being hit by an intoxicated driver in December 2014, 20-year-old Paola ...
Good and Bad News on the Film Front

Good and Bad News on the Film Front

How little—and how—people with disabilities are portrayed in films has long been criticized. This year, however, the See Jane 2020 ...
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Robin Williams’ $20m (and Counting) Gift to Adaptive Athletes

Robin Williams' enduring commitment to the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) has benefited thousands of competitors over the years. Here's a ...
Where the Jobs Are

Where the Jobs Are

The last time we wrote about employment for amputees during the pandemic, the economy was in free fall and Congress ...
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How to Win Your Insurance Appeal in 5 Easy Steps

Ali Ingersoll has waged war on the insurance industry so many times she’s almost starting to have fun doing it ...
Curing Phantom Pain: Two Promising PNS Solutions

Curing Phantom Pain: Two Promising PNS Solutions

Two major initiatives are underway to test the potential of PNS technology for alleviating phantom limb pain, and the early ...
National Disability Voter Registration Week

National Disability Voter Registration Week

More than 35 million disabled Americans are eligible to vote, and the campaign to get everyone to the polls starts ...
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Monty Stratton: The Best Amputee Ballplayer You’ve Never Heard Of

Monty Stratton may not have been the best amputee baseball player ever, but he's the only one who was ever ...
Celebrate ADA 30 and raise money for amputees. Range of Motion Project amputee fundraiser on July 26.

Join the Movement to Help Amputees in Need

When we have an opportunity to make an impact in our own communities, amputees usually come together to assist those ...
CBDs or medical marijuana may help control amputee pain

CBDs and Amputees: A User’s Guide

A lot of amputees swear by CBDs. Can they help you manage pain? The science is still sketchy, so here ...


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