LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

September / October 2021

Raising Amputees: Let the Kids Be Kids

Raising Amputees: Let the Kids Be Kids

Parents of limb-different children often worry how their youngsters will meet life’s challenges. The moms and dads often end up ...
Amputee Parenting: MOTHER OF INVENTION

Amputee Parenting: MOTHER OF INVENTION

Growing up as a congenital amputee, Kim Stumbo always knew she wanted to be a mom. She considers limb difference ...
FIRST AND GOAL FOR AMPUTEE FOOTBALL

FIRST AND GOAL FOR AMPUTEE FOOTBALL

Amputees and other people with disabilities will play football this fall as the nine-team USA Wheelchair Football League makes its ...
Katy Grainger Feels Lucky to Be Alive

Katy Grainger Feels Lucky to Be Alive

Katy Grainger didn't recognize the signs of sepsis until it was almost too late. Now a bilateral amputee, she is ...

Message From the Editor: Family Affairs

In families with an amputee member, limb difference tends to reinforce positive values and encourage all family members, not just ...
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NEWS ARCHIVE

The Trouble With Treatments for Phantom Limb Pain

The Trouble With Treatments for Phantom Limb Pain

Phantom limb pain is a real physiological condition. So why do we tolerate mystery and myth when it comes to ...
These Amputee Workout Classes Are Free, Fun, and Available 24/7

These Amputee Workout Classes Are Free, Fun, and Available 24/7

When all the gyms shut down way back in COVID’s initial quarantine phase, Move United (then known as Disabled Sports ...
Team Össur vs. Team Ottobock: The Final Tally

Team Össur vs. Team Ottobock: The Final Tally

If the Paralympic athletes sponsored by Össur and Ottobock were regarded as independent nations, both teams would have ranked among ...
Rick Busacca: The NCAA's First Amputee Football Player

Rick Busacca: The NCAA’s First Amputee Football Player

Hardly anyone remembers the name of the first person who ever played college football in NCAA Division I on a ...
Amputee Yoga Brings Liberation, Says Arpita Roy

Amputee Yoga Brings Liberation, Says Arpita Roy

"The real meaning of yoga," writes Arpita Roy, "is deliverance from contact with pain and sorrow." Roy embodies that definition ...

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