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Reducing Anxiety

If you’re feeling stressed during difficult times, find five tips to stay mentally balanced here.

GOT THE SOCIAL DISTANCING BLUES?

Wait till you hear about these people’s extreme isolation experiences! https://bit.ly/2RDPPCS 

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ARE YOU PRACTICING SOCIAL DISTANCING or self-quarantining to avoid spreading or catching the COVID-19 virus?

Feeling lonely or bored? Find tips on things to do to keep you occupied and keep your spirits up during extended at-home time here.

MAINTAINING A SENSE OF COMMUNITY AMONG AMPUTEES

In the era of social distancing, support groups and peer visitations have gone from in-person meetings to phone calls and digital interactions. Find out how this change might affect amputees. 

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When the Gym Is Off-limits

Learn about several stay-at-home workouts offered by amputees, for amputees—no specialized equipment required.

Who’s Following Amplitude on Instagram?

Learn about one of our favorite followers—bilateral above-knee and finger amputee Justin Oliver Davis. https://bit.ly/2UUfDwv

While you’re at it, be sure to check out Amplitude’s Instagram page for yourself.

Using Virtual Reality to Improve At-home Physical Therapy

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 Research suggests that adding virtual reality to home-based physical therapy sessions could help patients perform better. For more details, visit https://bit.ly/2wHGjHL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHY NOT DANCE?

Being stuck at home can certainly put a damper on your life, but you don’t have to let it stop you from having a little fun. Watch several amputees get their groove on.

ANSWERS FOR AMPUTEES

HOW DO YOU disinfect a prosthesis to keep it free of the virus that causes COVID-19?

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IF MY STATE has a stay-at-home order, will my prosthetist’s office be open? https://bit.ly/2XmW6Xs

HOW WILL THE pandemic affect employment for amputees? https://bit.ly/3cokwno

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION AT [email protected].

 

SHE WAS A SPY during World War II. She fought Nazis. She was an amputee. Find out why amputees make better spies.

 

 

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WHEN AMPUTEES HELPED SAVE THE UNION DURING THE CIVIL WAR 

Learn more about the Union Army’s misnamed Invalid Corps.

 

 

 

CONVERSATIONS WITH PARALYMPIAN HUNTER WOODHALL 

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Find out what it’s like to be an elite amputee athlete—in his own words.

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PARALYMPIC ATHLETES: DEALING WITH UNCERTAINTY 

Learn why amputee athletes might have an advantage in times of crisis.

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NEED A GRANT FOR ADAPTIVE SPORTS EQUIPMENT?

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The Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) announced that a record-breaking 3,921 individual grants were awarded in 2020 to athletes with disabilities. Learn more about these grants and how to apply for one in 2021.

 

 

 

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