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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.

The Design and Controversy of Running Blades Prosthetics

The Design and Controversy of Running Blades Prosthetics

In this post, we explore the invention of the running blade prosthetic, how they work, and why this athletic controversy is still ongoing. ...continue.
Learning About The Types of Limb Difference in Children

Learning About The Types of Limb Difference in Children

Learn about the types of limb difference in children, both congenital and acquired. This post also provides information on prosthetics and resources for parents. ...continue.
Limb Loss and Mental Health

Limb Loss and Mental Health

I have struggled with my mental health for most of my life because of continuous trauma and abuse. My doctors at the time diagnosed me with dysthymia. It is a relatively mild depressive disorder that is chronic and can last for years. ...continue.
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Gluten-Free Vegan Eats and Limb Difference: Our Interview With Alexis Hillyard of Stump Kitchen

We sat down with Alexis Hillyard to discuss her web show Stump Kitchen, cooking with limb difference, and how she helps promote limb difference awareness. ...continue.
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Neuroprosthetic Limbs: Exploring the Future of Prosthetics

Brain-controlled neuroprosthetic limbs are being actively developed and tested. This post explores the current advances of neuroprosthetics and where the field is heading. ...continue.
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3D Printed Prosthetics: Kid-Designed, Tested and Approved

3D printing has enabled a DIY prosthetics movement. Check out these three inspiring programs and stories of kids who design and build prosthetics. ...continue.
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