In this era of specialized prosthetic technology, mismatches between amputee and device are common. Even Paralympians aren’t immune, as silver medalist John Register explains.
Thanks to everybody who submitted an idea to the Creative Solutions Contest. We were uniformly impressed, consistently entertained, and intermittently confused by your imaginative ideas for how to repurpose your old prosthetic gear. The contest drew more than two dozen entries, ranging from minutely detailed renderings to smartphone snapshots accompanied by captions. The prize for...
Musician Builds Successful Career Despite Loss of Arm
Any episode of Top Chef will show you that to succeed in the kitchen, a chef must be a good planner, keep cool under pressure, and be able to adapt to unexpected situations. Notably, these are some of the same qualities amputees must possess as they navigate through life. It may come as no surprise, then, that many chefs who are amputees have found great success in their occupations.
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