Amplitude / January – February 2022

January – February 2022


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January / February 2022

Amputee Innovators Get Hands-On Experience at Nike

Amputee Innovators Get Hands-On Experience at Nike

Amputee employees Richard Ramsay and Sarah Reinertsen helped develop a transformative Nike product line—and flipped the paradigm on inclusive design ...
Character Studies: Writers Bring Amputees to Life on the Page

Character Studies: Writers Bring Amputees to Life on the Page

Amputee characters are more common than ever in popular fiction, and the books are flying off the shelves. Why do ...
For This Amputee Model, "G" Is for "Glamour"

For This Amputee Model, “G” Is for “Glamour”

Amputee model Kayla Maria G is blazing new trails in the worlds of dance and high fashion as a confident, ...
Great Expectations: The Biggest Trends Affecting Amputees in 2022

Great Expectations: The Biggest Trends Affecting Amputees in 2022

Last January, Amplitude shared a set of expectations for amputees in 2021. They weren’t predictions, per se; more like educated ...
Message from the Editor: Walls Crumbling Down

Message from the Editor: Walls Crumbling Down

Our first cover subject of 2022, amputee model Kayla Maria G, doesn’t merely break boundaries. She vaporizes them. You’ll find ...
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NEWS ARCHIVE

Top Smartphone Apps for Building an Amputee Support Network

Top Smartphone Apps for Building an Amputee Support Network

These are the best caregiving apps for amputees to stitch family and friends into support networks that promote medical, physical, ...
Congress Takes First Step Toward Improving Prosthetic Coverage

Congress Takes First Step Toward Improving Prosthetic Coverage

The GAO has accepted a bipartisan Congressional request to investigate the cost and accessibility of prosthetic devices, along with amputees' ...
Amputee Coalition Seeks Presenters for '22 Conference

Amputee Coalition Seeks Presenters for ’22 Conference

This year's conference theme is “Growing Our Community to Shape the Future.” Presentation ideas should explore how to expand the ...
New Research Shows Potential for Phantom Motor Execution

New Research Shows Potential for Phantom Motor Execution

Phantom motor execution is an experimental treatment that involves virtual reality and augmented reality to reduce phantom limb pain for ...
When Buying Shoes as an Amputee, It Pays to Be Choosy

When Buying Shoes as an Amputee, It Pays to Be Choosy

After Alexandra Boutté lost her leg, shoe shopping stopped being fun. But over time, she found new ways to get ...

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