Meet the researchers who are developing smart sockets for amputees that promise to increase the comfort, function, and performance of prosthetic limbs.
One of the most powerful war machines in history—the British Royal Navy of the Napoleonic Era—actively groomed amputees for its leadership ranks.
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.
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.
Amputee admirals in the 19th-century British Navy were judged not by their disabilities but by their abilities. Few institutions in today's society can make the same claim.
Among prosthetists, Paul Leimkuehler is well remembered as a trail-blazing practitioner who helped establish the standards of the profession. But Leimkuehler’s other major contribution to the limb-loss community was nearly forgotten until last year. That’s when his granddaughter, Katie Leimkuehler, unveiled Fresh Tracks, her documentary about Paul Leimkuehler’s invention of the outrigger adaptive ski in...
The Adventures of Roxy picture-book series, starring an amputee dog, teaches kids to understand and accept difference in themselves, and in others.
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Cosi Belloso, a specialist in amputee physical therapy, created her "Strong Body" videos to help amputees stick to a healthy, self-guided workout regimen.
The first annual International Conference on Phantom Limb Pain, heavyweight researchers from three continents presented their findings on novel treatments for phantom limb pain.
Amputee entrepreneurs will be featured each Tuesday in November on Take Back Tuesdays, an Instagram Live show co-hosted by Amplitude Magazine and The Liner Wand.
Amputee hockey star Kevin Herbert is staging a comeback to spark renewed interest in stand-up hockey for amputees.
ThunderGong! attracts A-list stars to raise nearly half a million dollars for the Steps of Faith Foundation, an amputee support organization based in Kansas City, MO.
We asked Amplitude's readers to send in ideas for the best gifts for amputees in 2021. Here are the items that showed up most often on your wish lists.