Amputees of all ages, from casual riders to elite athletes, are discovering handcycling’s potential to bring more freedom and mobility into their lives.
I never realized how little I knew about walking until I tried doing it on a prosthesis. It was disorienting to focus so intensely on a movement I had always considered instinctive.
Researchers at the University of Utah’s Bionic Engineering Lab created a motor-driven exoskeleton that can improve mobility for above-knee amputees.
It wasn’t easy, but Congress finally passed the much-debated bipartisan infrastructure bill last week. As we noted two months ago, when the Senate passed its version of the legislation, this bill includes some significant gains for amputees and other people with disabilities. The biggest of those is the $1.7 billion All Stations Accessibility Program (ASAP),...
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