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 ...

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Summer Events for Amputees in 2022

Summer Events for Amputees in 2022

Amputee events are reverting from virtual to actual in 2022, bringing us out of hibernation and back into face-to-face contact ...
Spotlight on Books

Spotlight on Books

Without Any Warning is a memoir by amputee advocate and model Stefanie Schaffer. The author was 22 years old when ...
From the Editor: Known Unknowns

From the Editor: Known Unknowns

Having never experienced limb loss myself, I routinely stumble over my own limitations on the subject. I’m constantly chipping away at ...
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Amputee Data Dive #1: Limb Loss and Aging

Amputee Data Dive #1: Limb Loss and Aging

In our first detailed look at results from the 2022 Amputee Communi-Tee Survey, we crunch the numbers along generational lines ...
LLLDAM 2022: How to Have Fun and Make an Impact

LLLDAM 2022: How to Have Fun and Make an Impact

During Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month, opportunities abound to have fund and make a difference. Find online and ...
A New Look at the Black Amputation Epidemic

A New Look at the Black Amputation Epidemic

Why are so many people losing limbs in one South Carolina zip code? Race and poverty play a big part ...
Wanted: Amputee Test Subjects for High-Profile Research

Wanted: Amputee Test Subjects for High-Profile Research

Volunteering for amputee research is a tremendous gift to the limb-loss community. And the perks can be pretty good, too ...
Building a Bionic Knee on a Budget

Building a Bionic Knee on a Budget

Lucas Galey has been working on a low-cost microprocessor knee for more than five years. His latest prototype offers high-end ...
Limb Loss Awareness Month: Wild About Webinars

Limb Loss Awareness Month: Wild About Webinars

Limb Loss Awareness Month is almost here, and the Amputee Coalition has a strong lineup of virtual events to get ...
As Amy Purdy Retires, We Look Back on Her Greatest Hits

As Amy Purdy Retires, We Look Back on Her Greatest Hits

Purdy graced the cover of Amplitude’s inaugural edition and has routinely appeared in our coverage. Here are our favorite articles ...
No Limbits Feeds Amputee-friendly Jeans to ABC's Sharks

No Limbits Feeds Amputee-friendly Jeans to ABC’s Sharks

Will Erica Cole’s No Limbits amputee-friendly jeans reel in a huge investment on ABC's Shark Tank? Get the latest news ...


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