LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

The Bowhunters' Gifts: A Tale of Amputee Friendship

The Bowhunters’ Gifts: A Tale of Amputee Friendship

This story might inspire others—challenged with a hand injury, or absence, or other physical challenge—not to give up, but to ...
Opting for Osseointegration

Opting for Osseointegration

Now that the FDA has granted approval for some forms of this new procedure, the number of American amputees who ...
Consumer-Direct Prosthetics Give Amputees a New Choice

Consumer-Direct Prosthetics Give Amputees a New Choice

Upstart prosthetic firms are disrupting the industry by providing affordable devices that are available to more amputees. But are they ...
Katy Sullivan: Broadway's First Amputee Actress

Katy Sullivan: Broadway’s First Amputee Actress

Katy Sullivan will become the first amputee woman to appear on Broadway this fall when she co-stars in Cost of ...

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Limb Loss and Depression: The Brink of Despair

Limb Loss and Depression: The Brink of Despair

Colton Eberhardy wasn’t sure he wanted to live. Losing a leg helped the Wisconsin teenager understand his identity and find ...
Josh Sundquist's Forward Thinking

Josh Sundquist’s Forward Thinking

Best Foot Forward, Josh Sundquist's new series on on Apple TV+, breaks new ground in disability representation and storytelling, both ...
Haptic Feedback: New Direction for Prosthetics

Haptic Feedback: New Direction for Prosthetics

Researchers at multiple universities have had recent success in clinical trials with prosthetic limbs that simulate the sense of touch ...
For Amputees, UNYQ Foot Holds Heeling Power

For Amputees, UNYQ Foot Holds Heeling Power

The new UNYQ Foot gives lower-limb amputees a versatile, aesthetically appealing prosthetic foot that functions well with a wide selection ...
Eric Quander: Smiles From Nowhere 

Eric Quander: Smiles From Nowhere 

Eric Quander renewed his sense of optimism by connecting with the global amputee community and embracing a new mission to ...
Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams

The new documentary "Landis: Just Watch Me" shares quadruple amputee Landis Sims' quest to play baseball at the high school ...
Mary Cooper Wants to Be the First Amputee Astronaut

Mary Cooper Wants to Be the First Amputee Astronaut

Mission: AstroAccess wants to send people with disabilities into outer space, and below-knee amputee Mary Cooper hopes to be aboard ...
Living With Your Boots On

Living With Your Boots On

Foot Defender combines the health benefits of a medical boot with the comfort and aesthetic appeal of an athletic shoe, ...
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