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Unpacking the Myths About 3D-Printed Prosthetics

Unpacking the Myths About 3D-Printed Prosthetics

3D printing equips the industry to churn out custom devices—designed and built to fit individual amputees—at vastly greater speed and volume than traditional production methods ...
How I Became an Amputee Wheelchair Champion

How I Became an Amputee Wheelchair Champion

For amputees, adapting to life in a wheelchair life is quite different than adapting to life on prosthetic legs. Here's how I made a smooth transition and set new goals ...
Amputees and Sleep: Fighting World War Zzzzzzzz

Amputees and Sleep: Fighting World War Zzzzzzzz

How can amputees get better sleep? The lack of solid research leaves everyone in the dark. We don't have a detailed, scientifically validated understanding of how limb loss interferes with sleep ...
Amputee Dating: The Single Life on a Single Leg

Amputee Dating: The Single Life on a Single Leg

My love life got more complicated when I became an amputee. But one thing didn’t change: Dating is still hell. Here's what I've learned about amputee dating ...
RV Travel Got Me Back to the Great Outdoors After Limb Loss

RV Travel Got Me Back to the Great Outdoors After Limb Loss

RV travel enables amputees to stay active, experience different places, meet all kinds of people, take on new challenges, and enjoy life ...
This Amputee Model Is as Free as a Bird

This Amputee Model Is as Free as a Bird

Flamingo Florence—née Cairn Atkinson—is making a name for herself as the nation’s top (maybe only) amputee pinup model ...
Amputee Health and the New Science of Psychedelic Drugs

Amputee Health and the New Science of Psychedelic Drugs

Clinical trials are now underway to investigate psychedelics’ effects on phantom limb pain, depression, PTSD, opioid addiction, and other amputee health challenges ...
The Bowhunters' Gifts: A Tale of Amputee Friendship

The Bowhunters’ Gifts: A Tale of Amputee Friendship

This story might inspire others—challenged with a hand injury, or absence, or other physical challenge—not to give up, but to chase their dreams, whatever they may be ...
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