The Trouble With Treatments for Phantom Limb Pain

The Trouble With Treatments for Phantom Limb Pain

Phantom limb pain is a real physiological condition. So why do we tolerate mystery and myth when it comes to ...
These Amputee Workout Classes Are Free, Fun, and Available 24/7

These Amputee Workout Classes Are Free, Fun, and Available 24/7

When all the gyms shut down way back in COVID’s initial quarantine phase, Move United (then known as Disabled Sports ...

Team Össur vs. Team Ottobock: The Final Tally

Team Össur vs. Team Ottobock: The Final Tally

If the Paralympic athletes sponsored by Össur and Ottobock were regarded as independent nations, both teams would have ranked among ...

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September / October 2021

FIRST AND GOAL FOR AMPUTEE FOOTBALL

FIRST AND GOAL FOR AMPUTEE FOOTBALL

Amputees and other people with disabilities will play football this fall as the nine-team USA Wheelchair Football League makes its ...
Amputee Parenting: MOTHER OF INVENTION

Amputee Parenting: MOTHER OF INVENTION

Growing up as a congenital amputee, Kim Stumbo always knew she wanted to be a mom. She considers limb difference ...
Raising Amputees: Let the Kids Be Kids

Raising Amputees: Let the Kids Be Kids

Parents of limb-different children often worry how their youngsters will meet life’s challenges. The moms and dads often end up ...
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Paralympics Daily: August 24

Paralympics Daily: August 24

We’ll start today’s post with a question: how many of the 72 amputee athletes on Team USA are previous Paralympic ...
Amputees and Arthritis: Study Yields New Insights

Amputees and Arthritis: Study Yields New Insights

A new study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research documents the potential impact of altered gait on arthritis in ...
Amputee Sock Prints Pack a Visual Punch

Amputee Sock Prints Pack a Visual Punch

Amputee Sock Prints bills itself as the world’s first and only purveyor of customizable amputee socks. The two-month-old company's catalog ...
Amputee Newsmakers: August 12-18, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: August 12-18, 2021

This week in amputee news: A dude shears a soda can in half with his machete-tipped prosthesis, MIT unveils an ...
Top US Amputee Athletes to Watch at the 2020 Paralympics

Top US Amputee Athletes to Watch at the 2020 Paralympics

After years of being starved for coverage, Paralympics fans now have more coverage than anyone can keep up with. Here ...
How US Paralympians Won the Battle for Equal Pay

How US Paralympians Won the Battle for Equal Pay

Amputee athlete Katie Holloway fought doggedly to raise Paralympic athletes' medal bonuses to the same level as Olympic athletes. Here's ...
Femita Ayanbeku Shifts Into High Gear

Femita Ayanbeku Shifts Into High Gear

Amputee athlete Femita Ayanbeku surprised everyone, including herself, by making the 2016 Paralympic team. For the 2020 Paralympics, no one ...
How Well Do You Know the US Paralympic Team?

How Well Do You Know the US Paralympic Team?

Who's the youngest amputee athlete on the US Paralympic team? Who's got the most medals? How many are first-time Paralympians? ...


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