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New Gait Model Adds Extra Kick to Prosthetic Tech

New Gait Model Adds Extra Kick to Prosthetic Tech

A new model of walking biomechanics may help engineers design more efficient, less taxing prosthetic devices for amputees ...
Amputee Dating: The Single Life on a Single Leg

Amputee Dating: The Single Life on a Single Leg

My love life got more complicated when I became an amputee. But one thing didn’t change: Dating is still hell. Here's ...
Unpacking the Myths About 3D-Printed Prosthetics

Unpacking the Myths About 3D-Printed Prosthetics

3D printing equips the industry to churn out custom devices—designed and built to fit individual amputees—at vastly greater speed and ...
How I Became an Amputee Wheelchair Champion

How I Became an Amputee Wheelchair Champion

For amputees, adapting to life in a wheelchair life is quite different than adapting to life on prosthetic legs. Here's ...

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Leading the Way To Success

Leading the Way To Success

How Mentoring Can Provide a Positive Influence for Amputees ...
Determined To Prevail

Determined To Prevail

LOSS OF LEG DOESN’T DETER NEBRASKA MAN FROM PURSUING GOALS ...
A Support Group Changed My Life

A Support Group Changed My Life

“A good support group is a good thing, but if you can find a great support group, that is a ...
Staying Socially Active Can Slow Older Adults’ Functional Decline

Staying Socially Active Can Slow Older Adults’ Functional Decline

The ability to perform the simple activities of daily living—dressing, bathing, toileting, preparing simple meals, and doing light housekeeping, for ...
Research Suggests A Way To Reduce Overall Healthcare Costs

Research Suggests A Way To Reduce Overall Healthcare Costs

Patients who choose primary care doctors with low office visit prices can rack up considerable savings on overall healthcare costs, ...
Reversing Pain Caused By Nerve Damage

Reversing Pain Caused By Nerve Damage

An international research team has discovered how to reverse pain from diabetes-related peripheral nerve damage, according to a study published ...
Adults With Diabetes Could Benefit From Peer Support

Adults With Diabetes Could Benefit From Peer Support

Ethnic and racial minorities are more likely to experience complications from diabetes, and the death rate from the disease among ...
Lack of Appropriate Clothing Can Hinder People With Disabilities

Lack of Appropriate Clothing Can Hinder People With Disabilities

According to research from the University of Missouri (MU), approximately 30 million Americans living with mobility challenges and impairments lack ...
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