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Yoga Nonprofit Helps Amputees Heal Themselves

Yoga Nonprofit Helps Amputees Heal Themselves

Many amputees have a challenging time with self-care. A nonprofit called Guided by Humanity is trying change that via accessible, ...
New Childhood Prosthesis Can Grow With the Patient

New Childhood Prosthesis Can Grow With the Patient

Biomedical engineering students from the University of Iowa may have solved one of the most vexing problems in pediatric prosthetics ...
Preventable Amputation: Only a US Epidemic?

Preventable Amputation: Only a US Epidemic?

According to a paper published this spring, diabetes-related limb care even poses a challenge for Switzerland, whose healthcare outcomes rank ...
When the Doctor Wears a Prosthesis

When the Doctor Wears a Prosthesis

When Dr. Alexandra Capellini enters an exam room, patients often notice she's an amputee. When it happens, she writes, it ...
Ins and Outs of Disability Parking for Amputees

Ins and Outs of Disability Parking for Amputees

Disabled parking placards are supposed to make life easier for amputees, but they can also introduce hazards you’ve never considered ...
Do E-bike Bans Violate Amputees’ Rights?

Do E-bike Bans Violate Amputees’ Rights?

When a town barred Beth Hudson, a below-knee amputee, from riding her e-bike, Hudson felt they were violating the ADA ...
Prosthetic Insurance Coverage for Amputees: 2024 Legislation Tracker

Prosthetic Insurance Coverage for Amputees: 2024 Legislation Tracker

Use Amplitude's state-by-state bill tracker to follow the progress of 2024's So Every Body Can Move bills, which are designed ...
Key Findings From the Hanger Institute's Annual Report

Key Findings From the Hanger Institute’s Annual Report

Want a user-friendly summary of amputee-related research and clinical data? Look no further than the annual report released last week ...
How I Became an Amputee Punk

How I Became an Amputee Punk

When Hugh Boyle was insulted as "a one-legged punk," he laughed off the taunt and used it as inspiration for ...
Why Do Women Get Less Effective Amputee Care?

Why Do Women Get Less Effective Amputee Care?

It’s well documented that race, income, and geography can influence amputees’ health status. But there’s another fault line in patient ...
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