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The Home Stretch: Amputation After 70

The Home Stretch: Amputation After 70

Adapting to limb loss takes years. How can we do it if we’re not sure how many years we have ...
Paralympic Swag Ideas: Our Favorite 2024 Para(lympic)phernalia

Paralympic Swag Ideas: Our Favorite 2024 Para(lympic)phernalia

Few of us can afford to fly to Paris and cheer on America’s Parlaympians in person. But there are plenty ...
Guide to the 2024 Paralympic Games 

Guide to the 2024 Paralympic Games 

Team USA will send roughly 250 athletes to the 2024 Paralympics, including about 100 amputees. Here’s a sport-by-sport guide to ...
Paralympic Parables: Words of Wisdom from US Paralympians

Paralympic Parables: Words of Wisdom from US Paralympians

Team USA’s amputee athletes manage the same limb-care issues you do, fight the same healthcare battles, deal with the same ...

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Amputee Grandparent Hacks: Seeing Disney World

Amputee Grandparent Hacks: Seeing Disney World

Five years losing his right leg, Jim Lanahan was ready to take his grandkids to Disney World—a big milestone on ...
Bringing Common Sense to Medical Research

Bringing Common Sense to Medical Research

When Phil Skiff sits down to review grant applications, he’s typically the only person in the room without a PhD ...
An Amputee Pianist's Signature Song

An Amputee Pianist’s Signature Song

Losing a finger is every piano player's nightmare. But I believe my uniqueness is more of an asset and a ...
Seen and Heard

Seen and Heard

The May 2024 edition of Amplitude Magazine features articles about internalized ableism, amputee photographer Sam Tokita, animator Paul Demeyer, and ...
Redefining Accessible Travel

Redefining Accessible Travel

After I became an amputee, getting back on the road took more than physical adaptations and logistical hacks. It required ...
Bionic Skins' Scientific Socket Solution

Bionic Skins’ Scientific Socket Solution

At his new clinic, Bionic Skins, Hugh Herr wants to transform fabrication of prosethtic liners and sockets for amputees from ...
Commuting for Prosthetic Care: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

Commuting for Prosthetic Care: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough

For some amputees, no distance is too great to travel for a prosthetist who makes their life work. Here's how ...
Playing the Market: Why Do Prosthetics Cost So Much?

Playing the Market: Why Do Prosthetics Cost So Much?

Yes, mobility is priceless. But does the cost of a prosthetic leg really have to be so high? Here's why ...
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