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Amputee Filmmakers Shine in 2024 Disability Film Challenge

Amputee Filmmakers Shine in 2024 Disability Film Challenge

It was another record-setting year for the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge, with 136 entries. And as always, films by amputee ...
Do Running Blades Give Amputee Sprinters an Unfair Advantage?

Do Running Blades Give Amputee Sprinters an Unfair Advantage?

Ever since Oscar Pistorius began racing nondisabled sprinters, sports scientists have been debating whether running blades give amputee athletes an ...
Amplitude's Awareness Aces for #LLLDAM

Amplitude’s Awareness Aces for #LLLDAM

To celebrate Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month, we combed Amplitude’s print and digital archives to find amputees with ...
Disabled Vet Frances Rivera Has Wind in Her Sails

Disabled Vet Frances Rivera Has Wind in Her Sails

As one of the nation's top amputee kiteboarders, Frances Rivera is way more comfortable gliding over water than snow. But ...
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 ...

Research Will Focus on Nondrug Approaches to Pain

Thirteen research projects totaling approximately $21.7 million over five years will explore nondrug approaches to managing pain and related health ...

High Heels a Snap with New Prosthetic Foot

A team that includes U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) researchers is developing a new prosthetic foot that will give ...

UMich Seeking Volunteers for Upper-Limb Prosthetics Survey

Researchers at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, are continuing to seek volunteers to take an online survey relating to ...
Amputee Rider Finds Support, Positivity, and Camaraderie at End of Trail

Amputee Rider Finds Support, Positivity, and Camaraderie at End of Trail

Photograph by Kate Eng. Nearly 600 high school riders from 55 schools took to the trails on September 21 for ...
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