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

First Person: Why I Stopped Trying to "Move On" From Limb Loss

First Person: Why I Stopped Trying to “Move On” From Limb Loss

There's an integrity that can be found in owning one's own grief. by Chris Prange-Morgan Chris Prange-Morgan is an author, ...
Photo of the Year Portrays Father-Son Amputee Embrace

Photo of the Year Portrays Father-Son Amputee Embrace

Copyright © 2021 Mehmet AslanClick on image for larger view. The man in the photo, Munzir al-Nazzar, lost his right ...
Amputee Entrepreneurs Take Center Stage on Take Back Tuesdays

Amputee Entrepreneurs Take Center Stage on Take Back Tuesdays

Nobody knows the business of limb loss better than amputees. Throughout the month of November, Amplitude and The Liner Wand ...
Who’s at Greatest Risk of Limb Loss from Vascular Disease?

Who’s at Greatest Risk of Limb Loss from Vascular Disease?

Earlier this year, the American Heart Association threw its weight behind a campaign to drastically reduce limb loss related to ...
First Person: Can't Keep an Amputee Down

First Person: Can’t Keep an Amputee Down

Do you ever have moments when your world stops short because you’re hurting and you can’t get out and be ...

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