Think you’re too out of shape to get active as an amputee? You might think again after viewing our photos from last weekend's Össur Mobility Clinic.
Not many Paralympic sprinters have also starred in a Pulitzer Prize-winning play. That’s the remarkable journey of Katy Sullivan, a bilateral amputee who always viewed herself as an actor until her life took an unplanned detour into track and field.
He won’t turn 16 until May, but Ezra Frech already has a higher profile than most Paralympic athletes. As the co-founder of Angel City Sports, Frech (rhymes with “tech”) has helped open doors to athletic opportunity for thousands of people with limb difference and other disabilities. After grabbing silver medals in the long jump and...
LOSS OF A LIMB IS MORE THAN A PHYSICAL LOSS. While the change in a person’s body is obvious, it is not the only way amputees are changed by their experience. There are also a range of psychological impacts that come with limb loss. Some amputees might be uncomfortable expressing their emotional and psychological experiences while others might express their internal experiences openly. Whether or not one chooses to share his or her experience, the personal effects of limb loss are deep.