Hot Amputee Summer: How to Survive Sweaty Season

Hot Amputee Summer: How to Survive Sweaty Season

Amputee to Amputee
As a Florida resident, Alexandra Boutté spends about nine months a year battling every leg amputee’s warm-weather enemy: sweat. Keeping ...
Q: How Many Amputees Never Get Seen By a Prosthetist?

Q: How Many Amputees Never Get Seen By a Prosthetist?

Health & Medicine
According to a new study, a shockingly high percentage of amputees never see a prosthetist. Your age, sex, and overall ...
Amputee Newsmakers: June 17-23, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: June 17-23, 2021

Amputee News
Bernadette Hagans made the finals of the Miss Northern Ireland pageant, becoming the first person with a disability ever to ...
Five Amputee Kids Who'll Make You Smile

Five Amputee Kids Who’ll Make You Smile

Parenting
These five amputee kids are as buoyant as helium balloons. They are instinctively adaptive, irrepressibly hopeful, and open to the ...
The Amputee Odd Couple

The Amputee Odd Couple

Relationships
He’s a 36-year-old bachelor with congenital limb difference. She’s a new amputee who likes to take long naps, sunbathe, and ...
Virtual Voyages: The Best of Beeyonder

Virtual Voyages: The Best of Beeyonder

Travel
Designed specifically for adaptive travelers, Beeyonder lets amputees and other people with disabilities visit destinations that otherwise wouldn't be accessible ...
Trenten Merrill Thinks the Paralympics Deserve Equal Time

Trenten Merrill Thinks the Paralympics Deserve Equal Time

Road to Tokyo
Amputee athlete Trenten Merrill thinks athletes and fans would benefit from a joint national meet that brings Olympians and Paralympians ...
Whitney Lavender: How Losing a Limb Changed My Self-Image

Whitney Lavender: How Losing a Limb Changed My Self-Image

Advocacy
After becoming an amputee, Ms. Texas Wheelchair USA Whitney Lavender learned to accept herself uncritically. Now she's a powerful voice ...
Team Amplitude Returns to Climb for ROMP

Team Amplitude Returns to Climb for ROMP

Sports & Recreation
On July 31, Team Amplitude will be celebrating mobility to support a cause that matters to every amputee: access to ...
Amputee Newsmakers: July 1-7, 2021

Amputee Newsmakers: July 1-7, 2021

Amputee News
Pixar’s animated amputee breaks the Hollywood mold, a Kentucky cop gets fired for his limb difference, a Turkish beauty signs ...
1st Person: Actions Speak Louder

1st Person: Actions Speak Louder

Amputee to Amputee
Counselors at the Amputee Coalition's Youth Camp exemplify proud, positive attitudes toward with limb loss. The role modeling not only ...
FAQ: Phantom Limb Pain and Psilocybin

FAQ: Phantom Limb Pain and Psilocybin

Health & Medicine
Psilocybin, the active chemical in psychedelic mushrooms, has shown the potential to curb phantom limb pain in amputees. Here’s a ...
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