What's Being Done to Help Ukrainian War Amputees?

What’s Being Done to Help Ukrainian War Amputees?

Roughly 1,000 amputees are awaiting treatment at a government hospital in Kyiv—and only three prosthetists are on duty. US prosthetists ...
Friendship After Limb Loss Is a Two-Way Street

Friendship After Limb Loss Is a Two-Way Street

Alexandra Boutté felt especially vulnerable in the months after her amputation. But instead of donning emotional armor, she maintained friendships ...

ROMP's Climbing Team Sets Its Sights High

ROMP’s Climbing Team Sets Its Sights High

ROMP’s annual Cotopaxi expedition will include Paralympians, models, social media stars, and other celebrities of the amputee community ...

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A Fitting End to My Socket Saga

A Fitting End to My Socket Saga

I heard I was an easy socket fit so many times that I started believing it. Eventually I learned that, ...
2022 Amputee Community Survey: Results Overview

2022 Amputee Community Survey: Results Overview

With more than 650 responses, the 2022 Amputee Community Survey is one of the broadest, most detailed snapshots of amputee ...
Diego Mercado Wants to Break Barriers for Amputee Soldiers

Diego Mercado Wants to Break Barriers for Amputee Soldiers

Diego Mercado, an aspiring Army recruit from San Antonio, wants to be the first American to enter any branch of ...
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Amputee Film Maker Sommer Carbuccia Wins Raves for "Mac N Cheese"

Amputee Film Maker Sommer Carbuccia Wins Raves for “Mac N Cheese”

The star of this year’s Easterseals Disability Film Challenge was Sommer Carbuccia, an amputee filmmaker whose comedy Mac & Cheese ...
When It Comes to Prosthesis Covers, One Size Doesn't Fit All

When It Comes to Prosthesis Covers, One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Prosthetic covers need to be flexible enough to fit the occasion, but too many people in the prosthetics industry offer ...
New Partnership Delivers Biocompatible Materials for 3D-printed Prosthetics

New Partnership Delivers Biocompatible Materials for 3D-printed Prosthetics

Two industry players have produced biocompatible 3D-printing materials that are suitable for prosthetic sockets and other devices that require extensive ...
Low-Dose Naltrexone Holds Promise for Relief of Phantom Limb Pain

Low-Dose Naltrexone Holds Promise for Relief of Phantom Limb Pain

A spate of new studies suggest that very small doses of naltrexone can alleviate phantom limb pain and other forms of ...
VA Ramps Up Osseointegration Program for Amputee Veterans

VA Ramps Up Osseointegration Program for Amputee Veterans

Beginning this year, the VA is offering osseointegration surgery and rehabilitation to all amputee veterans. Are you a good candidate ...
Amputee Data Dive #3: Limb Loss and Sex / Gender

Amputee Data Dive #3: Limb Loss and Sex / Gender

Which amputees feel most supported by their prosthetists: men or women? Who reports the most pain? This week's amputee survey ...
Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail on a Prosthetic Leg

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail on a Prosthetic Leg

The Pacific Crest Trail is a daunting challenge, but the degree of difficulty goes way up when you’re hiking it ...
What You Can Learn at Move United's Education Conference

What You Can Learn at Move United’s Education Conference

You’ll find sessions on workplace inclusion, universal design, advocacy, ableism, building your amputee network, and a whole lot more ...


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