LIVING WITH AMPLITUDE

The Power of Peers - My Experience At Amputee Boot Camp

The Power of Peers – My Experience At Amputee Boot Camp

Although I had bilateral above-knee amputations before I was 2 years old, I didn’t know any other amputees until I ...
USA Soccer Kicks It Up A Notch

USA Soccer Kicks It Up A Notch

Amputee Athletes Rediscover Their Joy and Passion on the Field ...
Inclusion - Is Disability Enough?

Inclusion – Is Disability Enough?

Including actors with disabilities in productions related to disabilities is a hot topic in the media. Some of that heat ...
Laughter Is Great Medicine

Laughter Is Great Medicine

MIKE DILLON USES COMEDY TO MAKE LIGHT OF HIS HEALTH CHALLENGES ...
Undeterred Overcoming Limits To Achieve Your Dreams

Undeterred Overcoming Limits To Achieve Your Dreams

Marina Nakhla is modest about her achievements. When asked about what she has accomplished as a young woman with limb ...

Expert Says Older Exercisers Should Agercise

Sprains and strains are painful, but avid exercisers often see them as little more than a nuisance. Robert Klapper, MD, ...
Unsinkable

Unsinkable

From Russian Orphan to Paralympic Swimming World Champion by Jessica Long with Hannah Long Publication date: June 5 Born in ...
Be Aware Of Your Prescription Drug Risks

Be Aware Of Your Prescription Drug Risks

A team led by a West Virginia University (WVU) researcher examined driver awareness of the potential effects of prescription medications ...

NEWS ARCHIVE

Multitasking Adversely Affects Older Below-knee Amputees

Researchers found that gait and cognitive performance in older people with below-knee amputations were adversely impacted during dual-task gait testing ...
Researchers Test Augmented Reality for Treatment of Phantom Pain

Researchers Test Augmented Reality for Treatment of Phantom Pain

Max Ortiz Catalan, PhD, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, who conducts research using augmented reality to reduce phantom limb ...

Study Suggests Cancer Survivors Are More Easily Fatigued

Adults who have undergone successful cancer treatment years or decades ago become fatigued more quickly than their peers who don't ...
Registration Open for Turnstone Endeavor Games

Registration Open for Turnstone Endeavor Games

Registration is now through April 13 for the Turnstone Endeavor Games, an opportunity for athletes with physical disabilities to participate ...

New ?Cooling Sock? Could Help Reduce Battlefield Amputations

Researchers at The Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland, have developed a new treatment technique that could reduce the need for amputations ...
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