Four Last-Minute Travel Ideas for Amputees

Four Last-Minute Travel Ideas for Amputees

we scouted out some easy-access travel opportunities that offer a change of scenery, the chance to meet other amputees, and ...
Tammy Duckworth Keeps Amputees on the Agenda

Tammy Duckworth Keeps Amputees on the Agenda

Tammy Duckworth's Triple A Study Act could help tear down barriers to prosthetic care. But even with strong bipartisan support, ...

Amputee Newsmakers: June 3-9, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: June 3-9, 2021

An above-knee amputee opens a new chapter in the Guinness Book of World Records, an obscure reptile spurs theories of ...

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May / June 2021

A Better Way to Amputate

A Better Way to Amputate

Amputation surgery that preserves agonist-antagonist myoneural interfaces (AMIs) can increase amputees’ ability to control prosthetic devices while decreasing their phantom ...
A Winning Book About Loss

A Winning Book About Loss

Christa Couture's book isn’t only about limb loss, but it will resonate with anyone who’s lost a limb, as Couture ...
Mission Gait Raises the Bar on PT

Mission Gait Raises the Bar on PT

Mission Gait aims to equip PTs with the clinical expertise they need to offer effective physical therapy for amputees and ...


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A New Amputee Gets His Show Back on the Road

A New Amputee Gets His Show Back on the Road

When Darryl Johnson took his first vacation since becoming an amputee, something unexpected happened: Life started to feel pretty normal ...
First Person: Changing My Prosthesis Changed My Narrative

First Person: Changing My Prosthesis Changed My Narrative

Congenital amputee Richard Slusher felt boxed in by his old prosthetic limb. Getting a new prosthesis helped him write a ...
Melissa Stockwell Keeps the Flag Flying at the Paralympics

Melissa Stockwell Keeps the Flag Flying at the Paralympics

Iraq War veteran and three-time Paralympian Melissa Stockwell sees a lot of overlap between the duty to promote American values ...
Amputee Newsmakers: May 27-June 2, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: May 27-June 2, 2021

The Modern Love column in the Sunday New York Times has never been part of our regular reading rotation. We ...
Five Lessons Learned by an AMI Amputee

Five Lessons Learned by an AMI Amputee

Only about 20 amputees have had AMI surgery. Lexie Bader has had it done on each leg, so there’s nobody ...
Reality, Just Out of Frame

Reality, Just Out of Frame

Promo videos for prosthetic devices depict the technology's functionality, which is cool. But they don't always depict functional amputees. Here's ...
Desmond Jackson Blazes the Trail

Desmond Jackson Blazes the Trail

Amputee athlete Desmond Jackson is blazing trails and advancing the cause of cultural inclusion for amputees, people with disabilities, and ...

Aggregate ABLEnow Savings Top $100 Million

Since the ABLEnow program launched in December 2016, 12,000 Americans with limb loss and other disabilities have collectively saved more ...


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