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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 ...

Yoga May Help Train the Brain to Control a Prosthesis

New research by biomedical engineers at the University of Minnesota (U of M), Minneapolis, shows that people who practice yoga ...

Grants Will Support Disabled Veterans in Adaptive Sports

Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robert A. McDonald announced the award of approximately $8 million in grants to provide adaptive ...
Alex Minsky: From Marine to Model

Alex Minsky: From Marine to Model

Retired Marine Cpl. Alex Minsky's life took an unexpected turn this year as he sat on a couch next to ...

Joshua Mullen, CPO, Honored for Work Helping Individuals with Disabilities

Joshua Mullen, CPO, has received the Faxton Cup Award from the Regional Rehabilitation Center at Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare (FSLH), ...
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