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First Person: Finding My Voice as an Amputee Advocate

First Person: Finding My Voice as an Amputee Advocate

So often, amputees are hushed into silence. But when you withhold your voice, you’re depriving the world of something precious—the ...
Why Are Some Doctors So Clueless About Limb Loss?

Why Are Some Doctors So Clueless About Limb Loss?

When my doctor told me, "You're doing so much with what you have,” it was meant to be encouraging. But ...

College Scholarship Program for Amputees Is Accepting Applications

College Scholarship Program for Amputees Is Accepting Applications

Know any college-age amputees? The Limb Preservation Foundation’s Extremity Scholarship Program is accepting applications ...
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 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 ...
A New Look at the Black Amputation Epidemic

A New Look at the Black Amputation Epidemic

Why are so many people losing limbs in one South Carolina zip code? Race and poverty play a big part ...

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