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Prototype Smart Socket Shows Promise for Amputees' Comfort

Prototype Smart Socket Shows Promise for Amputees’ Comfort

A new motor-driven smart socket has reached the clinical testing phase, and the results are encouraging. The prototype device achieved ...
At 4th Paralympics, Trevon Jenifer's Just Getting Started

At 4th Paralympics, Trevon Jenifer’s Just Getting Started

As he prepares to compete for a third Paralympic gold in wheelchair basketball, Trevon Jenifer is already looking beyond the ...
US Paralympic Trials Feature Shark Survivor, New Mom, and Others

US Paralympic Trials Feature Shark Survivor, New Mom, and Others

The US Paralympic Swimming Trials begin June 27, and Para Track and Field Trials follow a few weeks later. Here ...
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 ...
How Many US Amputees Are There? More Than You Think.

How Many US Amputees Are There? More Than You Think.

According to a new study from the Amputee Coalition and Avalere Health, the number of amputees in the United States ...
Move United Unveils Biggest-Ever Event Schedule

Move United Unveils Biggest-Ever Event Schedule

Move United, the nation’s largest network of adaptive-sports organizations, will offer 35 sanctioned events in 24 states during 2024, the ...
Is Dateability the Best Amputee Dating App Ever?

Is Dateability the Best Amputee Dating App Ever?

Dateability, a new dating app for the disability community, is a breath of fresh air for anyone who’s felt unwelcome ...
Do Bogus AI Images of Amputees Hurt Anyone?

Do Bogus AI Images of Amputees Hurt Anyone?

Why do major stock-image companies have dozens of misleading AI-generated images of amputees in their catalogs? We asked a senior ...
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