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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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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

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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

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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

By Herb Kolodny In the July/August issue of Amplitude, I discussed how I changed direction after my amputation and, by ...
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