Podimetrics Declares War on Diabetic Foot Amputations

Podimetrics Declares War on Diabetic Foot Amputations

These are heady times for Podimetrics, a Massachusetts startup whose early-detection system for diabetic foot ulcers could save thousands of ...
New Evidence: Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Zaps Residual Limb Pain

New Evidence: Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Zaps Residual Limb Pain

Peripheral nerve stimulation has been making headlines lately, and it’s all good news for amputees who seek relief from phantom ...

Google Seeks Upper-Limb Amputees to Beta-Test New Product

Google Seeks Upper-Limb Amputees to Beta-Test New Product

Google and an unnamed partner are developing a wearable device for adaptive fitness, and they’re looking for upper-limb amputees to ...

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Haptic Feedback: New Direction for Prosthetics

Haptic Feedback: New Direction for Prosthetics

Researchers at multiple universities have had recent success in clinical trials with prosthetic limbs that simulate the sense of touch ...
For Amputees, UNYQ Foot Holds Heeling Power

For Amputees, UNYQ Foot Holds Heeling Power

The new UNYQ Foot gives lower-limb amputees a versatile, aesthetically appealing prosthetic foot that functions well with a wide selection ...
Eric Quander: Smiles From Nowhere 

Eric Quander: Smiles From Nowhere 

Eric Quander renewed his sense of optimism by connecting with the global amputee community and embracing a new mission to ...


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Help Is on Its Way for Ukrainian Amputees

Help Is on Its Way for Ukrainian Amputees

This interactive map tracks one shipment of prosthetic devices from station to station as it makes its way from the ...
The Amputee Movie Character John Lawson Has Always Wanted to Play

The Amputee Movie Character John Lawson Has Always Wanted to Play

Although Daruma stars an amputee and a paraplegic, it's not about disability, says amputee actor John Lawson: “It’s just about ...
Save the Date for Skills for Life 6

Save the Date for Skills for Life 6

If you’re a bilateral upper-limb amputee or quadruple amputee, mark your calendar for Skills for Life, a workshop offering useful ...
Smart Socket Promises Pain Relief for Below-Knee Amputees

Smart Socket Promises Pain Relief for Below-Knee Amputees

A team of Canadian scientists has unveiled a new type of prosthetic socket that's designed to improve fit and reduce ...
David Connolly: Performers With Disabilities Are Ready for the Next Stage

David Connolly: Performers With Disabilities Are Ready for the Next Stage

Thirty years after he became the first amputee to perform on Broadway, David Connolly is working to ensure that entertainers ...
Can Synthetic Muscles Deliver Real Power to a Prosthetic Leg?

Can Synthetic Muscles Deliver Real Power to a Prosthetic Leg?

Adaract is working on what may be the first synthetic-muscle-powered leg prosthesis. “It’s going to be life-changing,” exclaims the AK ...
New Research Documents Osseointegration's Benefits for Amputees

New Research Documents Osseointegration’s Benefits for Amputees

Two new studies offer strong evidence that osseointegration delivers on its promise of greater mobility, stability, and quality of life ...
Josh Sundquist Is Semi-Famous but Totally Happy

Josh Sundquist Is Semi-Famous but Totally Happy

Can an amputee be well-known and well-adjusted? Asked and answered in Semi-Famous, Josh Sundquist's new book about the perks and ...


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