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Sam's Story: A Transformational Perspective on Limb Loss

Sam’s Story: A Transformational Perspective on Limb Loss

For Sam Beveridge, the greatest benefit of connecting to the Limb Preservation Foundation was the feeling of getting connected to ...
New Gait Model Adds Extra Kick to Prosthetic Tech

New Gait Model Adds Extra Kick to Prosthetic Tech

A new model of walking biomechanics may help engineers design more efficient, less taxing prosthetic devices for amputees ...
Unpacking the Myths About 3D-Printed Prosthetics

Unpacking the Myths About 3D-Printed Prosthetics

3D printing equips the industry to churn out custom devices—designed and built to fit individual amputees—at vastly greater speed and ...
How I Became an Amputee Wheelchair Champion

How I Became an Amputee Wheelchair Champion

For amputees, adapting to life in a wheelchair life is quite different than adapting to life on prosthetic legs. Here's ...

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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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