Living With Amplitude

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 ...

Meet the Winners of Our Creative Solutions Contest

Meet the Winners of Our Creative Solutions Contest

In case you missed it, we announced the winners of Amplitude’s Creative Solutions Contest on our website in early December ...
Acupuncture Before Surgery Reduces Pain and Opioid Use

Acupuncture Before Surgery Reduces Pain and Opioid Use

Veterans who have acupuncture before surgery report less pain and need far fewer opioids to manage their discomfort, according to ...

Making a Stand for Your Health

It’s well documented that moderate exercise can reduce the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, various cancers, and other ...
Let the Games Begin

Let the Games Begin

For a while, it looked like the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics might not happen at all. A couple of months ...
THE DATING GAME: She Said, He Said

THE DATING GAME: She Said, He Said

She’s a blue-eyed amputee who plays the guitar, likes to write, and works with other amputees as a nurse consultant ...
Cyborg: Jillian Weise

Cyborg: Jillian Weise

Jillian Weise is an award-winning poet, author, and playwright, a creative writing professor at Clemson University, and a disability rights ...
Making Caregiving and Care Receiving an Equal Partnership

Making Caregiving and Care Receiving an Equal Partnership

Whether becoming a caregiver or care receiver, most people lack the right tools to manage their new role. Without a ...
THE YEAR AHEAD FOR AMPUTEES: Eight Expectations for 2021

THE YEAR AHEAD FOR AMPUTEES: Eight Expectations for 2021

While it’s risky to speculate about the future and how it might affect people’s lives, past experience and current trends ...

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