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RV Travel Got Me Back to the Great Outdoors After Limb Loss

RV Travel Got Me Back to the Great Outdoors After Limb Loss

RV travel enables amputees to stay active, experience different places, meet all kinds of people, take on new challenges, and ...
Best Holiday Gifts for Amputees in 2022

Best Holiday Gifts for Amputees in 2022

Gift-giving season already? As usual, we’re not prepared. Here are some gift ideas for amputees, offered by trusted friends and colleagues ...
This Amputee Model Is as Free as a Bird

This Amputee Model Is as Free as a Bird

Flamingo Florence—née Cairn Atkinson—is making a name for herself as the nation’s top (maybe only) amputee pinup model ...
Amputee Health and the New Science of Psychedelic Drugs

Amputee Health and the New Science of Psychedelic Drugs

Clinical trials are now underway to investigate psychedelics’ effects on phantom limb pain, depression, PTSD, opioid addiction, and other amputee ...

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Editor's Letter: The Art of Reinvention

Editor’s Letter: The Art of Reinvention

The November 2022 edition of Amplitude Magazine includes features about psychedelic medicine, amputee model Flamingo Florence, holiday gifts for amputees, ...
Ampersand: The One and Only You

Ampersand: The One and Only You

Being unique is lovely, but at times it can be a burden for amputees. Nonconforming body shape, unusual gait, and ...
Can a New Theory Explain Phantom Limb Pain?

Can a New Theory Explain Phantom Limb Pain?

The concept of predictive coding suggests the brain builds models of perception to predict future input. When its predictions don’t ...
New PT Method Gets Better Results for Amputees

New PT Method Gets Better Results for Amputees

According to new research from physical therapist Szu-Ping Lee, externally focused instructions can help amputees get better results in PT ...
Amputee Clinic in a Box

Amputee Clinic in a Box

The Mission Gait Foundation and its international partner, Walking Free, have converted a 40-foot shipping container into a state-of-the-art prosthetic ...
VA’s Sock Tool Promotes Better Limb Care for Amputees

VA’s Sock Tool Promotes Better Limb Care for Amputees

The Prosthetic Sock Management Tool helps amputees maintain good socket fit while keeping skin sores, chafing, and other miseries at ...
Can Podimetrics SmartMat Prevent Amputations?

Can Podimetrics SmartMat Prevent Amputations?

The Podimetrics SmartMat, an early-detection system for diabetic foot ulcers, could prevent thousands of amputations every year. Here's how it ...
Limb Horizons Features Young Amputees' Art

Limb Horizons Features Young Amputees’ Art

Limb Horizons, a new creative outlet for young amputee artists, offers illustrated children’s stories to educate families about limb difference, ...
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