Amputees Merge With Their Bionic Legs

Djurica Resanovic had a motorbike accident several years ago that resulted in the amputation of his leg above the knee ...
Soldier Self-amputates Leg to Aid Buddies

Soldier Self-amputates Leg to Aid Buddies

A year after a life-threatening accident, Spc. Ezra Maes is still amazed at the circumstances that helped him survive. If ...

Coapt Wins Innovation Award

Coapt, Chicago, has been selected to win the Brian and Joyce Blatchford Team Prize for Innovation by the International Society ...

NAAOP Webcast: Limb Loss and Prevention Registry Process Underway

The National Association for the Advancement of Orthotics and Prosthetics (NAAOP) released its latest webcast in which Peter Thomas, JD, ...

Researchers Earn Grant to Develop Volume-changing Socket

Researchers at the Virginia Tech College of Engineering have received a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study ...

Study Looks at Increased Risk for Low Back Pain in Unilateral Lower-limb Amputees

Individuals with unilateral lower-limb loss are at increased risk for developing chronic low back pain. Aberrant trunk and pelvis motor ...

BOC Announces New Award Recognizing Certificant Achievements

The Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC) has announced the establishment of a new award honoring its credential holders, Certificant of the ...

Guard Your Medicare Card to Prevent Fraud

As Medicare Open Enrollment approaches, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) reminds Medicare beneficiaries to be vigilant and ...
Limitless

Limitless

Right here, right now. One foot in front of the other. Breathe. These are some of the mantras Jamie Brown ...

Using a Prosthesis Requires More Cognitively From Transfemoral Amputees

A study in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society evaluated the influence of lower-limb loss on mental workload by ...
Foot Painters’ Toes Mapped Like Fingers in the Brain

Foot Painters’ Toes Mapped Like Fingers in the Brain

Researchers at University College London, England, and Tel Aviv University, Israel, have discovered that people who use their feet like ...

Amputee Coalition Names New Board Chair

The Amputee Coalition has named Jeffrey Cain, MD, as the new chair of its board of directors. Cain has served ...
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