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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5 Reasons to Complete the 2022 Amputee Community Survey

5 Reasons to Complete the 2022 Amputee Community Survey

Amplitude and The Liner Wand are co-sponsoring the 2022 Amputee Community Survey to sharpen our picture of who amputees are, ...
Exoskeletons for Leg Amputees: Donning the Armor

Exoskeletons for Leg Amputees: Donning the Armor

Researchers at the University of Utah’s Bionic Engineering Lab created a motor-driven exoskeleton that can improve mobility for above-knee amputees ...
Support Groups Roll Out Welcome Mat for Amputees

Support Groups Roll Out Welcome Mat for Amputees

Half the amputees who responded in a recent survey said they don’t belong to a support group, but wish they ...
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Best Tech for Amputees at CES 2022

Best Tech for Amputees at CES 2022

The 2022 Consumer Electronics Show raised the curtain on some new amputee-related products. Here's a list of devices that landed ...
Q+A: Nike Shoe Designer Richard Ramsay Is No Dummy

Q+A: Nike Shoe Designer Richard Ramsay Is No Dummy

We called Richard Ramsay to learn about the amputee mannequins in Nike’s retail stores. As it turned out, Ramsay had ...
Marsha Danzig, 1962-2022

Marsha Danzig, 1962-2022

While Danzig will continue to nurture bodies and spirits through her books and videos, there's no replacing her presence. The ...
Amputee Survey Swag: Levitate Running Blade

Amputee Survey Swag: Levitate Running Blade

If we haven't convinced you yet to complete the 2022 Amputee Community Survey, here's another reason: You can win a ...
Share Your Amputee Story, Get Some Swag

Share Your Amputee Story, Get Some Swag

The limb-loss community's resource network is constantly getting stronger, but there's always room for improvement. The 2022 Amputee Community Survey ...
Hemp Sockets for Amputees Hit the Market

Hemp Sockets for Amputees Hit the Market

Human Plant Solutions' hemp sockets promise more comfortable fit and function for amputees, while retaining the strength and durability of ...
How Well Can Older Amputees Adapt to Prostheses?

How Well Can Older Amputees Adapt to Prostheses?

A new paper strongly suggests that medical clinicians (not prosthetists) are systematically underestimating senior amputees' capacity to walk with prosthetic ...
These Were Your Favorite Amplitude Articles in 2021

These Were Your Favorite Amplitude Articles in 2021

The growth in Amplitude’s audience is a sure sign of strength and vigor in the broader limb-loss community. Here are ...


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