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THE COOLEST COUPLE  ON  YOUTUBE: HUNTER & TARA

THE COOLEST COUPLE ON YOUTUBE: HUNTER & TARA

Watch anyof the videos on Hunter Woodhall and Tara Davis’ YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/channel/UCIK0rlPzvgI0tCwuHrtO82w) and you’ll feel the energy between this young couple, both 19-year-old rising track stars. Woodhall, a bilateral below-knee amputee since infancy due to a congenital limb difference, ...
CHANGING HANDS: When Your Prosthetist Leaves or Your Clinic Changes Ownership

CHANGING HANDS: When Your Prosthetist Leaves or Your Clinic Changes Ownership

Human beings come equipped with a natural ability to form relationships, and bonding with others can contribute to a healthy sense of well-being. Choosing prosthetists is not unlike choosing life partners—they’ll see you at your best, they’ll see you at ...
Super You

Super You

Many of us wanted to be superheroes when we were kids—leaping over buildings in a single bound, possessing the strength of 100 men, climbing walls like arachnids. However, as we grew older, most of us reconciled ourselves to the fact ...
What’s Next for Advocacy? Combating Complacency After the 2018 Midterms

What’s Next for Advocacy? Combating Complacency After the 2018 Midterms

The amputee community has had reason to feel optimistic in the months following the November 2018 midterm elections. The Affordable Care Act (ACA), which Republicans have long fought to repeal and replace, has been secured in the short term by ...

Where There’s a Passion, There’s a Way

Where There’s a Passion, There’s a Way

While many people drift aimlessly through life, those who discover their passion and sense of purpose bring an undeniable vitality and energy to their work and the people around them. Enduring limb loss, especially when it happens suddenly, can throw ...
Try It Before You Buy It

Try It Before You Buy It

You’ve likely experienced the trepidation that comes with making a big purchase, especially when shopping for an item you’ll use for many years, such as a car. You research features, learn the terms of warranty coverage, and read rankings and ...
A Passion for Prevention

A Passion for Prevention

Retiree Seeks Opportunities to Share Knowledge “The carbon fiber socket is a conductor. Even with the nylon insert, perspiration inside the sleeve and liner can cause an amputee to get a shock if the metal part of the leg is ...
A Passion for Helping Others

A Passion for Helping Others

Neal Seigfried was thinking of helping his fellow amputees when he asked his friends to donate to OPAF and The First Clinics (www.opaffirstclinics.org) in lieu of giving him a gift for his birthday. OPAF, a nonprofit organization that provides introductory-level ...
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