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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 ...

USA Soccer Kicks It Up A Notch

USA Soccer Kicks It Up A Notch

Amputee Athletes Rediscover Their Joy and Passion on the Field ...
Celebrating A Special Friendship

Celebrating A Special Friendship

Animals Help Amputees Through the Difficult Times Words Rick Bowers When Karolyn Smith saw a Facebook post in 2014 about two abandoned kittens, including one who had a partial amputation of its right hind leg, the longtime animal lover took ...
Choosing Between Upper-Limb Prostheses

Choosing Between Upper-Limb Prostheses

POINT Words BOB RADOCY It’s time to add a dose of reality to the upper-limb (UL) prosthesis prescription. When deciding which type of prosthesis to purchase, one factor that must be contemplated is the cost-benefit ratio of the device. In ...
Getting Back In The Game

Getting Back In The Game

Amputees Confront the Causes of Their Limb Loss WORDS Élan young Losing a limb, particularly from trauma, can be such a painful experience that the activity that led to the amputation can forever be a difficult reminder, if not a ...

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