The Amputee Who Marched With Martin Luther King Jr.

The Amputee Who Marched With Martin Luther King Jr.

This 31-year-old amputee walked all 54 miles of the 1965 Selma-Montgomery march on crutches, becoming a high-profile symbol of the ...
Julia Heaberlin Hides Limb Loss in Plain Sight

Julia Heaberlin Hides Limb Loss in Plain Sight

Julia Heaberlin didn't start out with an amputee protagonist at the center of "We Are All the Same in the ...

Amputee Survey Swag: No Limbits Jeans

Amputee Survey Swag: No Limbits Jeans

Complete the 2022 Amputee Community Survey and put yourself in the running for some free amputee-friendly jeans from No Limbits ...

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Amputee Scuba Can Heal Deep Wounds

Amputee Scuba Can Heal Deep Wounds

by Jennifer Johnson We dive not to escape life, but for life not to escape us." - Anonymous An instructor ...
Priced Out: The True Cost of Prosthetic Care

Priced Out: The True Cost of Prosthetic Care

by Ali Hussaini It’s a slow march forward. Advancements in technology, orthopedic surgery, 3D printing, and user-initiated support groups are ...
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First Person: Top Tips for Avoiding Rock Bottom

by Alexandra Boutté Have you ever felt like the few strings that hold you together have started to unravel like ...
Zyra Gorecki Gets Tossed Into the Deep End in "La Brea"

Zyra Gorecki Gets Tossed Into the Deep End in “La Brea”

NBC's new series La Brea tackles limb loss within the first 30 seconds of Episode 1. The intro music is ...
Lights, Camera . . .  Amputees!

Lights, Camera . . . Amputees!

For the second straight year, the Amputee Coalition's National Conference has gone virtual. We learned a ton at last year's ...
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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