LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

Using a Wearable Device to Exercise More? Adding Competition Might Improve Results

Using a Wearable Device to Exercise More? Adding Competition Might Improve Results

While using a wearable device alone may not always be enough to motivate more exercise, adding fun and competition can ...
Mark Your Calendar! The Paralympic Games Are Coming

Mark Your Calendar! The Paralympic Games Are Coming

The 2020 Summer Paralympics will be held in Tokyo, August 25-September 6. Get ready to watch elite athletes with disabilities ...
A Man’s LEGacy: The Chronicles of Bill Zabelny

A Man’s LEGacy: The Chronicles of Bill Zabelny

Book by Bill Zabelny, CMP  After suffering a debilitating injury as a boy, Bill Zabelny prepared to fight the challenges ...
PTSD Doesn’t Just Affect Veterans

PTSD Doesn’t Just Affect Veterans

Research shows that individuals who suffer with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have experienced severe trauma at some point in their ...
An Interview With Tom Carlson, Support Group Founder

An Interview With Tom Carlson, Support Group Founder

Tom Carlson is the founder of the Amputee Support Group of Tri-Cities, TN. He is a right below-knee amputee due ...
Working in Rugged Alaska

Working in Rugged Alaska

It’s not uncommon for someone recovering from limb loss to feel concerned—or even depressed—about his or her employment prospects when ...
Enjoying Adaptive Winter Sports: Things You Need to Know

Enjoying Adaptive Winter Sports: Things You Need to Know

Image courtesy of NAC. Decades ago, it would have been almost impossible for an amputee to ski or play hockey ...
Standing Tall: Striving to Regain My Identity

Standing Tall: Striving to Regain My Identity

A person’s identity plays a vital role in his or her life. I am a 62-year-old bilateral amputee who, after ...

NEWS ARCHIVE

Foundation Seeks Nominations for I’mPOSSIBLE Award

The Agitos Foundation has launched a call for nominations for the I’mPOSSIBLE Award, which will be presented at the Tokyo ...

For Blade Runners, Taller Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Faster

Before hitting the track to compete in an officially sanctioned race, some elite Paralympic sprinters must do something most runners ...
1st Person: My First 10K as an Amputee

1st Person: My First 10K as an Amputee

We got a lot of positive feedback last month on Angie Heuser's first-person story about learning to surf. So we ...
One in Five Operations May Lead to Surprise Bills

One in Five Operations May Lead to Surprise Bills

A new study shows that even when the surgeon and hospital are in-network, one in five operations could result in ...
Award-winning Website Provides Information About Childhood Cancer

Award-winning Website Provides Information About Childhood Cancer

For anyone affected by childhood cancer, there is an award-winning online resource provided by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital: Together https://together.StJude.org. Together offers information ...

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