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Bionics, Border to Border

How did two donated microprocessor knees get from the Cumberland Valley to the mountains of Quito? Follow the odyssey on ...
Sonomyography Flies Under the Radar

Sonomyography Flies Under the Radar

A new prothesis control technology called sonomyography might give arm amputees easier, more intuitive control over their prosthetic devices ...
Limb Loss Awareness Month Turns Ten

Limb Loss Awareness Month Turns Ten

Limb Loss Awareness Month marks its 10th anniversary in 2021. Here are some milestones in the first decade of this ...
A Pandemic Within a Pandemic

A Pandemic Within a Pandemic

Multiple investigations have shown sharp increases in diabetes-related amputations since the pandemic began, as individuals either are unable or reluctant ...

Amplitude 24/7

Amplitude 24/7

Amputee news, trends, and features for March 2021 from Amplitude Magazine, the nation's top amputee lifestyle magazine ...
Spotlight on Books

Spotlight on Books

Linda Olson's "Gone: A Memoir of Love, Body, and Taking Back My Life" tells the powerful story of an amputee's ...
The Future Is Now

The Future Is Now

The coming generation of prosthetic technology promises greater affordability and ease of use for amputees. Learn about the game-changing devices ...
One-Hand Band: Amputees Who Rock

One-Hand Band: Amputees Who Rock

Just from listening to their music, you'd never know these performers are all missing an arm or a hand. Meet ...
Game Theory: VR Aids Amputee Fitness

Game Theory: VR Aids Amputee Fitness

According to a Korean study, virtual reality games can encourage leg amputees to exercise more frequently and get a higher-quality ...
Message From the Editor

Message From the Editor

his issue’s cover subject, Damian Kevitt, lost his right leg in a bicycle-auto accident in 2013. Within a few months ...
How to Get Social Security Disability Benefits

How to Get Social Security Disability Benefits

Anyone who has had an amputation can file for benefits under the federal Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program ...
Nouveaux Niches at the Paralympics

Nouveaux Niches at the Paralympics

This year’s Paralympics will be the first to offer live coverage of every sport to US television viewers. Here are ...

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