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In Stride

This is our ongoing blog, where we cover a variety of topics affecting amputees and the broader disability community.

Understanding Rotationplasty

Understanding Rotationplasty

A rotationplasty is a lifesaving option for children with leg or knee cancer. Read this guide to see if this procedure is right for your family. ...continue.
Arm Amputation: A Before and After Guide

Arm Amputation: A Before and After Guide

This guide helps you navigate the physical and emotional considerations of both above-elbow and below-elbow amputation, with links to helpful resources. ...continue.
Charcot Foot: What You Need to Know

Charcot Foot: What You Need to Know

Understanding Charcot foot is key to preventing deformity or amputation. This post outlines Charcot disease, how it can be caught early, and how it can be treated. ...continue.
Leg Amputation: A Before and After Guide

Leg Amputation: A Before and After Guide

This guide helps you navigate the physical and emotional considerations of both above-knee and below-knee amputation, with links to helpful resources. ...continue.
The Osseointegration Procedure and Prosthetics: A Guide

The Osseointegration Procedure and Prosthetics: A Guide

Osseointegration for amputees makes prosthetic use easier for some, with the potential for increased stability and prosthetic use. Learn more about the procedure. ...continue.
People new to limb loss or limb difference

Impact of Limb Loss

There are currently 1.9 million people living with limb loss in the United States and this number is expected to nearly double by 2050. With an average of 507 people losing a limb to amputation every day, limb loss has a momentous ...continue.
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