What's Being Done to Help Ukrainian War Amputees?

What’s Being Done to Help Ukrainian War Amputees?

Roughly 1,000 amputees are awaiting treatment at a government hospital in Kyiv—and only three prosthetists are on duty. US prosthetists ...
Friendship After Limb Loss Is a Two-Way Street

Friendship After Limb Loss Is a Two-Way Street

Alexandra Boutté felt especially vulnerable in the months after her amputation. But instead of donning emotional armor, she maintained friendships ...

ROMP's Climbing Team Sets Its Sights High

ROMP’s Climbing Team Sets Its Sights High

ROMP’s annual Cotopaxi expedition will include Paralympians, models, social media stars, and other celebrities of the amputee community ...

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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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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 ...
Five Things We Learned About Hugh Herr from “Augmented”

Five Things We Learned About Hugh Herr from “Augmented”

In "Augmented," Hugh Herr argues that future prosthetics won't merely help people adapt to loss of capacity; they'll augment the ...
Strong Amputee Advocates Can Rewrite the Rules

Strong Amputee Advocates Can Rewrite the Rules

Thanks to a letter from one amputee, the state of Ohio now officially recognizes Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness ...
Can Good Vibes Tame Phantom Limb Pain for Amputees?

Can Good Vibes Tame Phantom Limb Pain for Amputees?

Vibration therapy doesn’t blunt every amputee's phantom limb pain, but there have been promising outcomes. TheraV hopes to achieve more ...


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