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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 ...
Opting for Osseointegration

Opting for Osseointegration

Now that the FDA has granted approval for some forms of this new procedure, the number of American amputees who opt for osseointegration is sure to rise ...
Consumer-Direct Prosthetics Give Amputees a New Choice

Consumer-Direct Prosthetics Give Amputees a New Choice

Upstart prosthetic firms are disrupting the industry by providing affordable devices that are available to more amputees. But are they moving too quickly? ...
Travel Photos Change Perceptions of Limb Loss

Travel Photos Change Perceptions of Limb Loss

In the All-Inclusive Photo Project, world-class photographers give greater media visibility to amputees and people from other underrepresented communities ...
Claims Crusader: Amputee Lawyer Conal Doyle

Claims Crusader: Amputee Lawyer Conal Doyle

Amputee lawyer Conal Doyle's legal victories have compelled major insurers to rewrite their policies, revise their evaluation practices, and beef up their medical review teams ...
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