Register today for the 2018 National Conference in Tucson, Arizona. Our theme is Back in the Saddle, the perfect tone for the lovely southwest location. The Conference is returning to the beautiful Marriott Star Pass, a great vacation site, and the program ...continue.
On January 1, 2018, John Register and William Passig Perno, MBA, added their skills and passion to the Amputee Coalition board of directors for a three-year term. Board leadership shifts include John “Mo” Kenney, CPO, LPO, FAAOP, stepping into the role of ...continue.
John Morris of wheelchairtravel.org presented a webinar that included resources, planning, and tips for travel. He offered insights about hotels, airlines, security, and traveling internationally from his perspective as a quadrilateral amputee who sometimes needs to be creative about accessibility. For your ...continue.
The decision to join a gym and work toward improving your physical fitness is often not an easy one to arrive at, especially as an individual with limb loss. I’ve been training people (including those with limb loss/limb difference) for over six ...continue.
Twenty-six-year old Nicole Ver Kuilen finished 1,500 miles of biking, running and swimming the West Coast to raise awareness of the problems amputees face in America and to highlight the need for access to prosthetic care. She’s celebrating by joining Jack Richmond, ...continue.
A new study shows that lack of access to care – specifically microprocessor controlled knees in this case – can increase risks of events like preventable falls and even death. The American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association’s press release and videotaped press conference ...continue.
Twenty-six-year old Nicole Ver Kuilen is biking, running and swimming the West Coast to raise awareness of the problems amputees face in America and to highlight the need for access to prosthetic care. Nicole lost her leg to osteosarcoma at age 10 ...continue.
Jack Richmond, President and CEO of the Amputee Coalition joined Dan Berschinski, the Amputee Coalition’s Board Chair on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, to present to the Georgia Tech MSPO class studying to become Prosthetists. From describing what the Amputee Coalition does to ...continue.