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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From the Editor: Known Unknowns

From the Editor: Known Unknowns

Having never experienced limb loss myself, I routinely stumble over my own limitations on the subject. I’m constantly chipping away at ...
Spotlight on Books

Spotlight on Books

Without Any Warning is a memoir by amputee advocate and model Stefanie Schaffer. The author was 22 years old when ...
Summer Events for Amputees in 2022

Summer Events for Amputees in 2022

Amputee events are reverting from virtual to actual in 2022, bringing us out of hibernation and back into face-to-face contact ...
The National Limb Loss Registry Goes Live

The National Limb Loss Registry Goes Live

The National Limb Loss and Preservation Registry is now live. It is meant to fill the chronic gap in reliable ...
New Prosthesis Is the Wheel Deal

New Prosthesis Is the Wheel Deal

The Crosswing, a prosthetic leg with an ingenious built-in skate feature, won first prize in last year’s Michelin Movin’On Challenge, ...
Wise Women Parliament Supports Amputee Women

Wise Women Parliament Supports Amputee Women

The Wise Women Parliament is a support group for amputee women. It empowers women to share personal experiences about living ...
Diego Mercado Wants to Break Barriers for Amputee Soldiers

Diego Mercado Wants to Break Barriers for Amputee Soldiers

Diego Mercado, an aspiring Army recruit from San Antonio, wants to be the first American to enter any branch of ...
2022 Amputee Community Survey: Results Overview

2022 Amputee Community Survey: Results Overview

With more than 650 responses, the 2022 Amputee Community Survey is one of the broadest, most detailed snapshots of amputee ...
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