First Person: Finding My Voice as an Amputee Advocate

First Person: Finding My Voice as an Amputee Advocate

So often, amputees are hushed into silence. But when you withhold your voice, you’re depriving the world of something precious—the ...
Why Are Some Doctors So Clueless About Limb Loss?

Why Are Some Doctors So Clueless About Limb Loss?

When my doctor told me, "You're doing so much with what you have,” it was meant to be encouraging. But ...

College Scholarship Program for Amputees Is Accepting Applications

College Scholarship Program for Amputees Is Accepting Applications

Know any college-age amputees? The Limb Preservation Foundation’s Extremity Scholarship Program is accepting applications ...

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COVID and Amputees: The Hidden Costs

COVID and Amputees: The Hidden Costs

Patterns of amputation, prosthesis use, and rehabilitation have changed dramatically during the pandemic, and there’s no guarantee things will ever ...
Life Became a Heavy Lift After I Lost My Leg

Life Became a Heavy Lift After I Lost My Leg

by Andrew Gray @drew.bionic Over the years, my family tree has had a few branches that pruned themselves. When I ...
Tiger Woods: Amputation "Was on the Table"

Tiger Woods: Amputation “Was on the Table”

After suffering devastating injuries to his right leg in a car accident earlier this year, Tiger Woods came closer to ...
Cassandra Quave: Nature's the Best Medicine for Limb Loss

Cassandra Quave: Nature’s the Best Medicine for Limb Loss

Cassandra Quave's medical education began in childhood. Born with congenital differences in her right leg, she had a below-knee amputation ...
Five Amputees Who Made a Difference in 2021

Five Amputees Who Made a Difference in 2021

Lots of amputees made a big impact in 2021, but these five went above and beyond in making a positive ...
Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Amputees

Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Amputees

If you're still trying to find the perfect gift for the amputee in your life, there's no time to waste ...
Amputee Mental Health Survival Guide for the Holidays

Amputee Mental Health Survival Guide for the Holidays

The messy holiday storyline makes for good comedy, but the truth is that the Season to Be Jolly can feel ...
Apple TV Seeks Amputee for "Little America" Role

Apple TV Seeks Amputee for “Little America” Role

Want to break into acting? A prestigious Apple TV series called Little America is currently holding auditions for an amputee ...


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