LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

The Dollar Store Diet

The Dollar Store Diet

Many amputees require a special diet because of osteoporosis, weight problems, diabetes, or other health issues, and the foods they ...
Does Your Bucket Have a Hole in It?

Does Your Bucket Have a Hole in It?

As amputees, we may sometimes feel that when we lost our limb(s), so went our zing for life. We may ...
Sex and Intimacy After Amputation

Sex and Intimacy After Amputation

Sex. Three little letters arranged in such a way to make most humans blush. Why is something so human so awkward ...
Physical Therapist Ups the Ante as Educator for the Amputee Community

Physical Therapist Ups the Ante as Educator for the Amputee Community

When Cosi Belloso talks about her profession as a physical therapist (PT) who serves the amputee community, her buoyant passion ...
On the Road Again

On the Road Again

Life can be challenging for amputees, especially soon after surgery. Recovery, pain management, and adaptation—physical and emotional—are all part and ...
Carrying Your Prosthetic Devices in Style

Carrying Your Prosthetic Devices in Style

Have you ever had to go out when you weren’t wearing your prosthesis? Perhaps you needed to use crutches or your ...
Many Bankruptcy Filers Cite Illness and Medical Bills as Factors

Many Bankruptcy Filers Cite Illness and Medical Bills as Factors

Medical problems contributed to 66.5 percent of all bankruptcies, a figure that is virtually unchanged since before the passage of the ...
Acupuncture Offers Quick Pain Relief for Many

Acupuncture Offers Quick Pain Relief for Many

Acupuncture is the stimulation of specific points on the body through a variety of techniques, including the insertion of thin filiform ...
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NEWS ARCHIVE

Staying Physically Active Can Be a Challenge for Amputees

Are you active enough? Mark Sederberg, DO, presented a research abstract on the rarely studied topic of exercise rates in the ...
Cheseto Sets New Marathon World Record

Cheseto Sets New Marathon World Record

On April 15, Marko Cheseto Lemtukei set a new world record in the marathon for bilateral amputee athletes. Cheseto completed ...

Lawall & Sons Hosts First Clinics in Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Harry J. Lawall & Sons, headquartered in Philadelphia, recently hosted back-to-back OPAF First Clinics in Philadelphia and Princeton, New Jersey ...

Researchers Develop Distally Powered 3D-printed Finger Prosthesis

In a study published in April in Advances in Mechanical Engineering, researchers described their design and evaluation of an actuated ...
Kinetic Prosthetics Hosts First Dance Clinic

Kinetic Prosthetics Hosts First Dance Clinic

Kinetic Prosthetics, West Chester, Pennsylvania, recently hosted an OPAF First Dance Clinic in recognition of Limb Loss Awareness Month in ...
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