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July / August 2021

Getting to the Big Leagues

Getting to the Big Leagues

American media and corporate partners are making a concerted effort to raise the Paralympics’ visibility in the United States to ...
The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games—Storylines to Watch

The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games—Storylines to Watch

The Tokyo Paralympics will offer more drama than anyone can keep track of. Here are some key narratives involving US ...
Personal Bests

Personal Bests

World-renowned prosthetist Francois Van Der Watt has been helping amputee athletes achieve maximum speed since the Flex-Foot Cheetah was a ...
A Brief History of the Paralympics

A Brief History of the Paralympics

The Paralympics have evolved from a modest archery exhibition involving 16 British soldiers into the world's third-largest sporting event ...
Message From the Editor

Message From the Editor

The July 2021 issue of Amplitude, the nation's top amputee lifestyle magazine, features articles on the Paralympics, prosthetist Francois Van ...
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NEWS ARCHIVE

Smart Sockets for Amputees: The State of the Art

Smart Sockets for Amputees: The State of the Art

Imagine a socket that continuously monitors the shape and size of your residual limb, then adjusts in real time to ...
Everyday Amputees Stand Out at the Össur/CAF Mobility Clinic

Everyday Amputees Stand Out at the Össur/CAF Mobility Clinic

Think you’re too out of shape to get active as an amputee? You might think again after viewing our photos ...
Aging Gracefully as an Amputee

Aging Gracefully as an Amputee

At age 55, Lorie Tensen has been an amputee for 40+ years. She's making plans for many more years of ...
Fun Summer Reads for Amputees in 2021

Fun Summer Reads for Amputees in 2021

“Amputee fiction” isn’t a genre yet, but it’s a growing trend. These five books with amputee protagonists are all suitable ...
Amputee Newsmakers: July 15-21, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: July 15-21, 2021

The National Limb Loss Resource Center gets $200K richer, an African artist makes amazingly life-like prostheses, a Nintendo-friendly prosthetic hand ...

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