Q: How Many Amputees Never Get Seen By a Prosthetist?

Q: How Many Amputees Never Get Seen By a Prosthetist?

According to a new study, a shockingly high percentage of amputees never see a prosthetist. Your age, sex, and overall ...
Hot Amputee Summer: How to Survive Sweaty Season

Hot Amputee Summer: How to Survive Sweaty Season

As a Florida resident, Alexandra Boutté spends about nine months a year battling every leg amputee’s warm-weather enemy: sweat. Keeping ...

Amputee Newsmakers: June 10-16, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: June 10-16, 2021

Heartless insurers of the week: Sanford Health and the North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System. Their one-leg-per-lifetime policy leaves North ...

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Albert Lin at High Tide

Albert Lin at High Tide

Albert Lin’s world-class adventuring hasn't been diminished by limb loss. Since becoming an amputee in 2016, he has continued crossing ...


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More Rock 'n' Roll Amputee All-Stars

More Rock ‘n’ Roll Amputee All-Stars

The amputee rock and roll community includes a recent Grammy nominee, a band of wounded warriors who’ve jammed with Pink ...
Nichole Millage on the Power of Team Chemistry

Nichole Millage on the Power of Team Chemistry

Some of Nichole Millage's sitting volleyball teammates were still in grade school when she won her first Paralympic medal. Here's ...
For Ezra Frech, It's About Way More Than the Medals

For Ezra Frech, It’s About Way More Than the Medals

Paralympic athlete Ezra Frech believes passionately that adaptive sports can empower all people with disabilities and help everyone—even non-athletes—feel like ...
5 New Amputee Episodes on non-Amputee Podcasts

5 New Amputee Episodes on non-Amputee Podcasts

In the spirit of Limb Loss Awareness Month, here are five amputee ambassadors who are sharing their stories and educating ...

Move United Sets Out to Demistify Disability

Has it really only been 11 months since Disabled Sports USA and Adaptive Sports USA merged to create Move United? ...
Amputee Newsmakers: April 8-14, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: April 8-14, 2021

The first story in this week's roundup really captures the spirit of Limb Loss Awareness Month. Quick version: A right ...
Amputee Newsmakers: April 1-7, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: April 1-7, 2021

A fashion model opts for amputation and a state legislature unanimously recognizes Limb Loss Awareness Month in this week's roundup ...
Gifts to Give Yourself for Limb Loss Awareness Month

Gifts to Give Yourself for Limb Loss Awareness Month

While you're advocating for the amputee community during Limb Loss Awareness Month, reward yourself with one of these new or ...


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