LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

Getting Back In The Game

Getting Back In The Game

Amputees Confront the Causes of Their Limb Loss WORDS Élan young Losing a limb, particularly from trauma, can be such ...
Choosing Between Upper-Limb Prostheses

Choosing Between Upper-Limb Prostheses

POINT Words BOB RADOCY It’s time to add a dose of reality to the upper-limb (UL) prosthesis prescription. When deciding ...

Short Walks After Meals May Be Better For Diabetes Management

New research from New Zealand’s University of Otago suggests that people managing type 2 diabetes should walk after meals to ...

Beware Of Buying Medicine Online

When it comes to purchasing prescription medicine online, convenience does not outweigh the risks, said Karl Fiebelkorn, MBA, RPh, of ...
The Cybathlon - Competitive Event Showcases Assistive Technology

The Cybathlon – Competitive Event Showcases Assistive Technology

While sprinting, jumping, and other high-level sports competitions are exciting when the participants are using prosthetic devices, these types of ...
Need A Break?

Need A Break?

Taking care of another person can be time-consuming and stressful for anyone. At times, you’ll need a break to relieve ...
Four Tips For Patients Seeking Individualized Medicine

Four Tips For Patients Seeking Individualized Medicine

The promise of precision medicine is becoming a reality as more doctors bring individualized therapies to the bedside. You or ...
Preventing Falls

Preventing Falls

“Fear of falling causes people to fall,” according to Veronica Southard, DHSc, an associate professor and physical therapist at the ...

NEWS ARCHIVE

Study: Prosthetic Function Has More Impact on Gait Than Patient Factors

Before finalizing the prescription of new lower-limb prosthetic device, a clinician often has the patient try the device while he ...
Tiny Super Magnets Could Be the Future of Drug Delivery

Tiny Super Magnets Could Be the Future of Drug Delivery

Microscopic crystals could soon be zipping drugs around your body, taking them to diseased organs. In the past, this was ...
Nurses Rank First in Honesty and Ethics Again

Nurses Rank First in Honesty and Ethics Again

Nurses once again topped the Gallup poll's annual ranking of how Americans view 22 major professions with 84 percent of ...

Amputee Coalition Welcomes New Board Members, Board Leadership

The Amputee Coalition announced that Seth McLaughlin and Matt Swiggum have joined its board of directors. The board's executive leadership ...

Amputee Coalition Youth Camp Accepting Applications

The Amputee Coalition is accepting applications for its 2017 Paddy Rossbach Youth Camp and Leadership Camp, to be held July ...

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