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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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Business As Usual

Business As Usual

The November 2023 edition of Amplitude Magazine features articles about amputee actor Knox Gibson, holiday gifts from amputee-owned companies, educating ...
Limb Loss Survivor Advocates for Limb Loss and Preservation Registry

Limb Loss Survivor Advocates for Limb Loss and Preservation Registry

The Limb Loss and Preservation Registry aggregates, de-identifies, and manipulates the data to analyze what will improve care for particular ...
Lakeshore Foundation Builds Data Warehouse for Adaptive Sports

Lakeshore Foundation Builds Data Warehouse for Adaptive Sports

The new Sports Science and High Performance Lab will gather advanced data to help adaptive athletes optimize performance at every ...
Women Prosthetists Are Making an Impact on Amputee Care

Women Prosthetists Are Making an Impact on Amputee Care

Female prosthetists are becoming more numerous and more influential within the profession. Amputees stand to benefit in some important ways ...
Amputees Dress for Success on the Runway of Dreams

Amputees Dress for Success on the Runway of Dreams

The Runway of Dreams Foundation’s annual New York Fashion Week show is always a happening, and never more so than ...
The Lessons I Learned from African Amputees

The Lessons I Learned from African Amputees

Alexandra Capellini volunteered to share her personal experience of limb loss with Ethiopian amputees. She was blown away by the ...
How to Be an Amputee With a Job

How to Be an Amputee With a Job

Before I became an amputee, I had never seen anyone with a visible disability in my industry. Would I be ...
Taylor Swift’s Biggest Fan Shakes Off Limb Loss

Taylor Swift’s Biggest Fan Shakes Off Limb Loss

Fifteen-year-old Hallie Barnard has overcome a rare genetic blood disorder, osteosarcoma, and limb loss. Now she's helping other families successfully ...
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