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Can New Mom Femita Ayanbeku Deliver a Paralympic Medal?

Can New Mom Femita Ayanbeku Deliver a Paralympic Medal?

Femita Ayanbeku gave birth to her first baby in January. Next month in Paris, the amputee track star will attempt ...
Melissa Stockwell Comes Back for a Paralympic Encore

Melissa Stockwell Comes Back for a Paralympic Encore

Melissa Stockwell always thought the Tokyo Paralympics would be her last competitive triathlon. But instead of relaxing in retirement, she'll ...
Who to Watch in the Paralympic Track and Field Trials

Who to Watch in the Paralympic Track and Field Trials

The US Paralympic Track and Field Trials begin tomorrow in Miramar, Florida. Dozens of amputee athletes will be vying for ...
More Insured Americans = Fewer Amputations

More Insured Americans = Fewer Amputations

According to a new study, amputation rates among people with advanced vascular disease have dropped sharply since the Affordable Care ...
Kasey Galik Normalizes Disability in Gym Class

Kasey Galik Normalizes Disability in Gym Class

Few educators have done more than Kasey Galik to destigmatize disability. That makes her a perfect ambassador for Easterseals’ “Disability ...
Another Step Forward for Brain-Controlled Bionic Limbs

Another Step Forward for Brain-Controlled Bionic Limbs

MIT researchers have reached another milestone in the quest to develop brain-controlled bionic legs. A new device gives amputees unprecedented ...

Kicking for Kids Who Can’t Kick-a-Thon to Be Held October 18

The Kicking for Kids Who Can't Kick-a-Thon event will be held at Constitution Gardens on the National Mall in Washington, ...

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 ...
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