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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 ...
The Smartest Guy in the Room

The Smartest Guy in the Room

When Phil Skiff evaluates federal grant applications, he’s typically the only reviewer without a PhD. But as a below-knee amputee, ...
Tips for Right-sizing Your Prosthesis Cost

Tips for Right-sizing Your Prosthesis Cost

The prosthetic marketplace seems designed to make amputees feel helpless. Here are some practical tips to help you get a ...
Me and My Giant Birthmark

Me and My Giant Birthmark

How should a congenital amputee react when a stranger offers an unsolicited "solution" to your limb difference? I'm learning to ...
Paralympic Track and Field Nationals: 5 Takeaways

Paralympic Track and Field Nationals: 5 Takeaways

Ezra Frech, Hunter Woodhall, and Noelle Lambert were among the amputee athletes who stood out at this weekend's US Paralympic ...
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