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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 ...
Six Ways for Amputees to Avoid Overuse Injuries

Six Ways for Amputees to Avoid Overuse Injuries

Amputees are prone to overuse injuries in their unaffected limbs, and avoiding them is a lifelong commitment. Here are six ...
Anatomy of an Amputee's Viral TikTok

Anatomy of an Amputee’s Viral TikTok

Sierra Diller never dreamed she’d get 5 million hits when she posted a 45-second TikTok bidding adieu to her right ...
Best New Amputee Tech at CES 2024

Best New Amputee Tech at CES 2024

Once again, an innovative prosthetic device won a major award at the Consumer Electronics Show. Several other amputee-related products were ...
Is Your State on the Affordability Bandwagon?

Is Your State on the Affordability Bandwagon?

After the amputee community's outstanding legislative achievements in 2023, hopes for 2024 are justifiably high. Where does your state fit ...
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