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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 ...
Beatriz Hatz Rediscovers the Joy in Parasports

Beatriz Hatz Rediscovers the Joy in Parasports

The daily grind of training made 2023 a frustrating year for Paralympic track star Beatriz Hatz. But the amputee athlete ...
Five Quick Fixes for Prosthetic Research

Five Quick Fixes for Prosthetic Research

We’re not saying prosthetic research is broken. But we do think new technologies take too long to migrate from the ...
Blessed With Disability: Nothing Compares to You

Blessed With Disability: Nothing Compares to You

There’s always some person or standard we compare poorly with, but dwelling on that can be toxic. The incomparable Ty ...
Spinal Cord Stimulation Zaps Phantom Limb Pain

Spinal Cord Stimulation Zaps Phantom Limb Pain

According to a new study from researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, spinal cord stimulation holds great potential to alleviate ...
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