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Amputee Innovators Get Hands-On Experience at Nike

Amputee Innovators Get Hands-On Experience at Nike

Amputee employees Richard Ramsay and Sarah Reinertsen helped develop a transformative Nike product line—and flipped the paradigm on inclusive design ...
Character Studies: Writers Bring Amputees to Life on the Page

Character Studies: Writers Bring Amputees to Life on the Page

Amputee characters are more common than ever in popular fiction, and the books are flying off the shelves. Why do ...
For This Amputee Model, "G" Is for "Glamour"

For This Amputee Model, “G” Is for “Glamour”

Amputee model Kayla Maria G is blazing new trails in the worlds of dance and high fashion as a confident, ...
Great Expectations: The Biggest Trends Affecting Amputees in 2022

Great Expectations: The Biggest Trends Affecting Amputees in 2022

Last January, Amplitude shared a set of expectations for amputees in 2021. They weren’t predictions, per se; more like educated ...

Much More Than Pain

Much More Than Pain

How Pain Can Steal Your Life—and the Tools to Take It Back ...
Confidence Is Everything

Confidence Is Everything

Young Amputee Helps Others Embrace Their Differences ...
Uniquely Me And Uniquely Brave

Uniquely Me And Uniquely Brave

Written by a 22-year-old with a congenital limb difference, the colorfully illustrated children’s books Uniquely Me and Uniquely Brave follow ...
Enhancing The Durability Of Your  Locking/Quick-Change Wrist Unit

Enhancing The Durability Of Your Locking/Quick-Change Wrist Unit

Although locking/quick-change wrist units are highly beneficial to upper-limb prosthesis wearers, the devices are easily damaged and may need to ...
Getting A Wheelchair For Less-Or Free

Getting A Wheelchair For Less-Or Free

The price of manual, electric, and sports wheelchairs can vary dramatically. Some low-tech manual wheelchairs can cost as little as ...
Five Keys To My Success

Five Keys To My Success

In the July/August issue of Amplitude, I discussed how I changed direction after my amputation and, by doing so, improved ...
Nonprofit Organization Seeks To Change Lives Through Fitness Opportunities

Nonprofit Organization Seeks To Change Lives Through Fitness Opportunities

Crossroads Adaptive Athletic Alliance is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to build a stronger community for adaptive athletes and ...
Sweet Success

Sweet Success

Cake Artist Gets Second Chance at Chosen Career ...

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