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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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Will I Still Be Loved?

Will I Still Be Loved?

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Aristotle had something there. But if you’re missing one or ...
When The Jeans Don't Fit

When The Jeans Don’t Fit

A WOMAN HELPS FELLOW AMPUTEES FIND THEIR STYLE ...
With Few Limitations

With Few Limitations

Letting Your Child With Limb Loss DO IT ALL ...
Catching Up With America’s First Big Brother, Eddie McGee

Catching Up With America’s First Big Brother, Eddie McGee

McGee landed his gig on Season 1 of Big Brother, he says, “almost on a dare.” He was attending the University ...
USA Soccer Kicks It Up A Notch

USA Soccer Kicks It Up A Notch

Amputee Athletes Rediscover Their Joy and Passion on the Field ...
The Power of Peers - My Experience At Amputee Boot Camp

The Power of Peers – My Experience At Amputee Boot Camp

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The Power of Peers—My Experience At Amputee Boot Camp

The Power of Peers—My Experience At Amputee Boot Camp

Although I had bilateral above-knee amputations before I was 2 years old, I didn’t know any other amputees until I was ...
Celebrating A Special Friendship

Celebrating A Special Friendship

Animals Help Amputees Through the Difficult Times By Rick Bowers When Karolyn Smith saw a Facebook post in 2014 about two ...
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