Amplitude / May – June 2022

May – June 2022


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Stroll Survivor: A Mile in an Amputee's Shoes

Stroll Survivor: A Mile in an Amputee’s Shoes

I never realized how little I knew about walking until I tried doing it on a prosthesis. It was disorienting ...
Amputees Are Giving Handcycles a Spin

Amputees Are Giving Handcycles a Spin

Amputees of all ages, from casual riders to elite athletes, are discovering handcycling’s potential to bring more freedom and mobility ...
How Life Coaching Changed One Amputee's Outlook

How Life Coaching Changed One Amputee’s Outlook

When she discovered life coaching a few years ago, recent amputee Elayna Alexandra gained a new understanding of how mental ...
All-Day Comfort in an Upper Limb Prosthesis

All-Day Comfort in an Upper Limb Prosthesis

While every component is an important part of the equation, it’s the fit of the socket that usually determines whether ...

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A Fitting End to My Socket Saga

A Fitting End to My Socket Saga

I heard I was an easy socket fit so many times that I started believing it. Eventually I learned that, ...
2022 Amputee Community Survey: Results Overview

2022 Amputee Community Survey: Results Overview

With more than 650 responses, the 2022 Amputee Community Survey is one of the broadest, most detailed snapshots of amputee ...
Diego Mercado Wants to Break Barriers for Amputee Soldiers

Diego Mercado Wants to Break Barriers for Amputee Soldiers

Diego Mercado, an aspiring Army recruit from San Antonio, wants to be the first American to enter any branch of ...
Wise Women Parliament Supports Amputee Women

Wise Women Parliament Supports Amputee Women

The Wise Women Parliament is a support group for amputee women. It empowers women to share personal experiences about living ...
New Prosthesis Is the Wheel Deal

New Prosthesis Is the Wheel Deal

The Crosswing, a prosthetic leg with an ingenious built-in skate feature, won first prize in last year’s Michelin Movin’On Challenge, ...
The National Limb Loss Registry Goes Live

The National Limb Loss Registry Goes Live

The National Limb Loss and Preservation Registry is now live. It is meant to fill the chronic gap in reliable ...
Summer Events for Amputees in 2022

Summer Events for Amputees in 2022

Amputee events are reverting from virtual to actual in 2022, bringing us out of hibernation and back into face-to-face contact ...
Spotlight on Books

Spotlight on Books

Without Any Warning is a memoir by amputee advocate and model Stefanie Schaffer. The author was 22 years old when ...
From the Editor: Known Unknowns

From the Editor: Known Unknowns

Having never experienced limb loss myself, I routinely stumble over my own limitations on the subject. I’m constantly chipping away at ...

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