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Sex and Intimacy After Amputation Does Your Bucket Have a Hole in It? Physical Therapist Ups the Ante as Educator for the Amputee Community On the Road Again

The Future Is Now

The Future Is Now

The coming generation of prosthetic technology promises greater affordability and ease of use for amputees. Learn about the game-changing devices that are just over the horizon ...
Being the Change

Being the Change

Millennial and Gen Z amputees aren't waiting for permission to create a better world. Born after (or just before) passage of the Americans With Disabilities Act, these digital natives are empowered by technology and eager to build on the progress ...
How a Near-death Experience Led to a Push for Safer Streets

How a Near-death Experience Led to a Push for Safer Streets

Less than a year after losing his right leg in a bicycle accident, Damian Kevitt established a non-profit organization called Streets Are for Everyone (SAFE) to create a movement against preventable collisions ...
THE DATING GAME: She Said, He Said

THE DATING GAME: She Said, He Said

She’s a blue-eyed amputee who plays the guitar, likes to write, and works with other amputees as a nurse consultant. He’s a guitar player too, with an appetite for hiking and a thriving carpentry and construction business. He’s never dated ...

Raising Funds With a Little Help From the Crowd: A NEW LEG, A NEW LIFE

Raising Funds With a Little Help From the Crowd: A NEW LEG, A NEW LIFE

"THANK YOU. Thank you. Thank you,” Jazmine Otero said, as she looked into the video camera, her face beaming with joy. She’d been given a gift, and she wanted all of her supporters to know how much she appreciated them ...
Smart Homes: The Ultimate in Adaptive Living

Smart Homes: The Ultimate in Adaptive Living

A home should be a place of respite and ease, a place to unwind from the stresses of the outside world. But for many amputees, traditional homes present the same obstacles that can make the outside world difficult to navigate. Smart homes, which ...
Adapting Your Home One Modification at a Time

Adapting Your Home One Modification at a Time

THE OLD SAYING “THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME” FEELS TRUE WHEN IT SUITS YOUR NEEDS. But limb loss changes how you look at your residence and everything contained inside those walls. Stairs and doorways become adversaries, and an ordinary task ...
Amputee Entrepreneurs: Making Ideas Happen

Amputee Entrepreneurs: Making Ideas Happen

WHAT PROMPTS a person to start a business? According to a Forbes article by Jodie Cook, author, social media expert, and entrepreneur, the seeds of entrepreneurship are sown during childhood. But sometimes it isn’t until adulthood that those seeds germinate, ...

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