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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 ...
Good News/Bad News in the Covid Economy

Good News/Bad News in the Covid Economy

Depending on how you interpret the data, the pandemic has either radically improved the job market for amputees, or it ...
TMR Makes Rapid Strides for Lower-Limb Amputees

TMR Makes Rapid Strides for Lower-Limb Amputees

A consensus is forming around targeted muscle reinnervation's potential benefits for leg amputees, including those with concurrent health challenges ...
Paul Kent, Amputee Financier, Puts Skin in the Game

Paul Kent, Amputee Financier, Puts Skin in the Game

Paul Kent's new benefit corporation, (Dis)ABLED Life Alliance, aims to raise millions of dollars to help amputees get access to ...
What I Didn't Learn About Disability in Medical School

What I Didn’t Learn About Disability in Medical School

As an amputee in medical school, I've been mindful of how students are taught about disability. What do I want ...
Support Groups Roll Out Welcome Mat for Amputees

Support Groups Roll Out Welcome Mat for Amputees

Half the amputees who responded in a recent survey said they don’t belong to a support group, but wish they ...
Exoskeletons for Leg Amputees: Donning the Armor

Exoskeletons for Leg Amputees: Donning the Armor

Researchers at the University of Utah’s Bionic Engineering Lab created a motor-driven exoskeleton that can improve mobility for above-knee amputees ...
5 Reasons to Complete the 2022 Amputee Community Survey

5 Reasons to Complete the 2022 Amputee Community Survey

Amplitude and The Liner Wand are co-sponsoring the 2022 Amputee Community Survey to sharpen our picture of who amputees are, ...

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