Smart Sockets for Amputees: The State of the Art

Smart Sockets for Amputees: The State of the Art

Imagine a socket that continuously monitors the shape and size of your residual limb, then adjusts in real time to ...
Everyday Amputees Stand Out at the Össur/CAF Mobility Clinic

Everyday Amputees Stand Out at the Össur/CAF Mobility Clinic

Think you’re too out of shape to get active as an amputee? You might think again after viewing our photos ...

Aging Gracefully as an Amputee

Aging Gracefully as an Amputee

At age 55, Lorie Tensen has been an amputee for 40+ years. She's making plans for many more years of ...

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July / August 2021

Personal Bests

Personal Bests

World-renowned prosthetist Francois Van Der Watt has been helping amputee athletes achieve maximum speed since the Flex-Foot Cheetah was a ...
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games—Storylines to Watch

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games—Storylines to Watch

The Tokyo Paralympics will offer more drama than anyone can keep track of. Here are some key narratives involving US ...
Getting to the Big Leagues

Getting to the Big Leagues

American media and corporate partners are making a concerted effort to raise the Paralympics’ visibility in the United States to ...
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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE

Down Time: How COVID Affected Paralympic Athletes

Down Time: How COVID Affected Paralympic Athletes

Paralympic athletes are used to making adaptions, and the pandemic was no different. Some even used the down time to ...
US Paralympic Trials: Six Amputee Athletes to Know

US Paralympic Trials: Six Amputee Athletes to Know

These six amputee athletes have a lot at stake during this week’s US Paralympic Trials. They're not well known yet—but ...
Four Last-Minute Travel Ideas for Amputees

Four Last-Minute Travel Ideas for Amputees

we scouted out some easy-access travel opportunities that offer a change of scenery, the chance to meet other amputees, and ...
Tammy Duckworth Keeps Amputees on the Agenda

Tammy Duckworth Keeps Amputees on the Agenda

Tammy Duckworth's Triple A Study Act could help tear down barriers to prosthetic care. But even with strong bipartisan support, ...
Amputee Newsmakers: June 3-9, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: June 3-9, 2021

An above-knee amputee opens a new chapter in the Guinness Book of World Records, an obscure reptile spurs theories of ...
A New Amputee Gets His Show Back on the Road

A New Amputee Gets His Show Back on the Road

When Darryl Johnson took his first vacation since becoming an amputee, something unexpected happened: Life started to feel pretty normal ...
First Person: Changing My Prosthesis Changed My Narrative

First Person: Changing My Prosthesis Changed My Narrative

Congenital amputee Richard Slusher felt boxed in by his old prosthetic limb. Getting a new prosthesis helped him write a ...
Melissa Stockwell Keeps the Flag Flying at the Paralympics

Melissa Stockwell Keeps the Flag Flying at the Paralympics

Iraq War veteran and three-time Paralympian Melissa Stockwell sees a lot of overlap between the duty to promote American values ...


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