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Breast Cancer & Mastectomies

Introduction Amputation is commonly understood as the loss of a major limb such as an arm or a leg. However, the loss of any body part often includes profound functional ...continue.

Living Free

For many people, asking for help can be hard to do. It requires facing the reality of missing a limb, which can lead to difficult emotions like shame, grief and ...continue.

Online Support for People with Diabetes

Updated 07/2019 - Diabetes can contribute to complications such as neuropathy and vascular disease, which often lead to limb loss. Getting support from others with diabetes can help you better ...continue.

Service Animals

Created 5/2019 Introduction Service animals are defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as any animal “trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual ...continue.

Finding an Active Lifestyle Fit for You

Published 5/2019 - In this Webinar, personal trainers who are amputees help you find out what you should look for if you want to start an exercise plan, join a ...continue.

Adaptive Clothing Resources

Created 5/2019 - Adaptive clothing, or adapted clothes, are clothing, accessories and footwear specially designed for people with physical disabilities and others who lack the full range of motion required ...continue.

Caregiver Resources

Created 04/2019 Being a Caregiver: Beginning Your New Journey The Amputee Coalition offers Being a Caregiver: Beginning Your New Journey as an introductory guide to help families and spouses of ...continue.

Mirror Therapy

inMotion · Volume 20 · Issue 6 · November/December 2010 - by Beth D. Darnall, PHD - Phantom pain is often a chronic, debilitating condition that affects about 80 percent ...continue.

Peer Support: Nine Kinds of Listening

Published 1/2019 - This Webinar highlights why Certified Peer Visitors are a great choice for support. Their training gives them the tools to meet people living with limb loss at ...continue.

How to talk about chronic pain

Published 12/6/2018 - It can be difficult to describe symptoms of pain to a medical provider. This video can help you share your experiences with a medical professional so that ...continue.

Tips on improving your gait

Published 12/6/2018 - How do you know when your gait is “normal”? Check out these tips from a Physical Therapist to know if you might need help improving how you ...continue.

Clear the Way by Clearing the Air

Volume 23, Issue 6 | November/December 2013, Page 14 | by Debra Kerper | These suggestions and possible solutions may help reduce your anxiety when you are invited to stay ...continue.

Avoid the Holiday Trap: How to maintain a HEALTHY routine over the holiday season

Volume 28, Issue 6 | November/December 2018, Page 32 | by Trevor Bunch | You may find yourself struggling to maintain healthy routines around the holidays. With family events and ...continue.

Keep on Trekking

Volume 28, Issue 5 | September/October 2018, Page 26 | by Laura Simpson | The trek began in 300 B.C. in Capua, Italy – the year of the first documented ...continue.

You Think Disability Can Stop This Kid? You Don’t Know Jack!

Volume 28, Issue 5 | September/October 2018, Page 11 | by Karin Williamson | When we were 20 weeks pregnant with our second child, a routine ultrasound found that the ...continue.