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SMART SOCKETS FOR AMPUTEES ARE ON THE HORIZON

SMART SOCKETS FOR AMPUTEES ARE ON THE HORIZON

Meet the researchers who are developing smart sockets for amputees that promise to increase the comfort, function, and performance of prosthetic limbs ...
The Amputee Admirals Who Outfought Napoleon

The Amputee Admirals Who Outfought Napoleon

One of the most powerful war machines in history—the British Royal Navy of the Napoleonic Era—actively groomed amputees for its leadership ranks ...
10 Things to Know About Amputee TV Star Zyra Gorecki

10 Things to Know About Amputee TV Star Zyra Gorecki

Zyra Gorecki is the first amputee actor to land a major role on a network TV series. Here are some key things to know about the "La Brea" co-star ...
Finding a Financial Advisor Who’s Right for You

Finding a Financial Advisor Who’s Right for You

As an amputee or the family member of an amputee, you may have unique needs when it comes to finances. Here's how to find a compatible financial advisor ...

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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