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What's Being Done to Help Ukrainian War Amputees?

What’s Being Done to Help Ukrainian War Amputees?

Roughly 1,000 amputees are awaiting treatment at a government hospital in Kyiv—and only three prosthetists are on duty. US prosthetists ...
Friendship After Limb Loss Is a Two-Way Street

Friendship After Limb Loss Is a Two-Way Street

Alexandra Boutté felt especially vulnerable in the months after her amputation. But instead of donning emotional armor, she maintained friendships ...

ROMP's Climbing Team Sets Its Sights High

ROMP’s Climbing Team Sets Its Sights High

ROMP’s annual Cotopaxi expedition will include Paralympians, models, social media stars, and other celebrities of the amputee community ...
Amputee Film Maker Sommer Carbuccia Wins Raves for "Mac N Cheese"

Amputee Film Maker Sommer Carbuccia Wins Raves for “Mac N Cheese”

The star of this year’s Easterseals Disability Film Challenge was Sommer Carbuccia, an amputee filmmaker whose comedy Mac & Cheese ...
When It Comes to Prosthesis Covers, One Size Doesn't Fit All

When It Comes to Prosthesis Covers, One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Prosthetic covers need to be flexible enough to fit the occasion, but too many people in the prosthetics industry offer ...
New Partnership Delivers Biocompatible Materials for 3D-printed Prosthetics

New Partnership Delivers Biocompatible Materials for 3D-printed Prosthetics

Two industry players have produced biocompatible 3D-printing materials that are suitable for prosthetic sockets and other devices that require extensive ...

Gifts for Amputees During Limb Loss/Difference Awareness Month 2022

Gifts for Amputees During Limb Loss/Difference Awareness Month 2022

Sharing your amputee story is a gift to those who've never experienced disability. But don't forget to give something to ...
Amputee Data Dive #2: Causes of Limb Loss

Amputee Data Dive #2: Causes of Limb Loss

Which amputees report the highest pain levels: those who lost their limb to cancer, trauma, or diabetes? Get answers to ...
Amputee Data Dive #1: Limb Loss and Aging

Amputee Data Dive #1: Limb Loss and Aging

In our first detailed look at results from the 2022 Amputee Communi-Tee Survey, we crunch the numbers along generational lines ...
LLLDAM 2022: How to Have Fun and Make an Impact

LLLDAM 2022: How to Have Fun and Make an Impact

During Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month, opportunities abound to have fund and make a difference. Find online and ...

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