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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Össur's Latest Powered Prosthesis Is a Knee to Know

Össur’s Latest Powered Prosthesis Is a Knee to Know

The latest iteration of Össur's Power Knee can make life better not only for above-knee amputees, but for everyone who ...
Leigh Ann O'Banion's Quest to Improve Outcomes for New Amputees

Leigh Ann O’Banion’s Quest to Improve Outcomes for New Amputees

Vascular surgeon Leigh Ann O’Banion is working on a downloadable toolkit to help other doctors replicate her methods and get ...
How Will Russia's Attack on Ukraine Affect the Limb-loss Community?

How Will Russia’s Attack on Ukraine Affect the Limb-loss Community?

War inevitably leaves amputees in its wake. But Russia’s invasion may also affect people with limb loss who are nowhere ...
Levitate Blade Brings Tears of Joy to a New Amputee

Levitate Blade Brings Tears of Joy to a New Amputee

Hannah Mack learns she has wona running blade from Levitate Editor's note: Hannah Mack was one of the hundreds of ...
Top Smartphone Apps for Building an Amputee Support Network

Top Smartphone Apps for Building an Amputee Support Network

These are the best caregiving apps for amputees to stitch family and friends into support networks that promote medical, physical, ...
Congress Takes First Step Toward Improving Prosthetic Coverage

Congress Takes First Step Toward Improving Prosthetic Coverage

The GAO has accepted a bipartisan Congressional request to investigate the cost and accessibility of prosthetic devices, along with amputees' ...
Amputee Coalition Seeks Presenters for '22 Conference

Amputee Coalition Seeks Presenters for ’22 Conference

This year's conference theme is “Growing Our Community to Shape the Future.” Presentation ideas should explore how to expand the ...
New Research Shows Potential for Phantom Motor Execution

New Research Shows Potential for Phantom Motor Execution

Phantom motor execution is an experimental treatment that involves virtual reality and augmented reality to reduce phantom limb pain for ...


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