Limb Loss and the Supreme Court

Limb Loss and the Supreme Court

When did the Supreme Court last consider limb loss in any substantive way? Here are some recent cases involving limb ...
Amputees Can Control This Bionic Arm With Their Thoughts

Amputees Can Control This Bionic Arm With Their Thoughts

Biomedical engineers at the University of Minnesota may have grabbed the bionic brass ring: a smart prosthetic arm that amputees ...

GAO to Study Healthcare Access for Amputees and People With Disabilities

GAO to Study Healthcare Access for Amputees and People With Disabilities

A group of lawmakers led by U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth directed the GAO to initiate a comprehensive study into the ...

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Can Good Vibes Tame Phantom Limb Pain for Amputees?

Can Good Vibes Tame Phantom Limb Pain for Amputees?

Vibration therapy doesn’t blunt every amputee's phantom limb pain, but there have been promising outcomes. TheraV hopes to achieve more ...
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 ...


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