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“The Best Thing in the World”

inMotion · Volume 19 · Issue 4 · July/August 2009 - by Scott McNutt - Comedies are 20-year-old Jaymie Kraus’ favorite kind of movie. She enjoys hanging out with her ...continue.

A Brief History of Prosthetics

Volume 17 · Issue 7 · November/December 2007 - by Kim M. Norton - The evolution of prosthetics is a long and storied history, from its primitive beginnings to its ...continue.

A Force of Nature

Volume 15 · Issue 3 · May/June 2005 - by Bill Dupes - “Water is the softest substance in the world, yet it can penetrate granite.… Empty your mind; be ...continue.

A Lesson on Insuring Your Prosthesis

Volume 19 · Issue 6 · October 2009 - by Tammie Higginbotham - One day while sitting down with our insurance agent for our yearly coverage discussion, I happened to ...continue.

A Life Well-Occupied

Volume 19 · Issue 6 · October 2009 - by Art Heinze - Saturday, December 7, 1957, started as an ordinary day on my parents’ farm near Elrosa, Minnesota. At ...continue.

A Love That Conquers All

Volume18 · Issue 4 · May/June 2008 - by Rick Bowers - That’s what you’ll hear in Mike and Sandra Kozloski’s voices when they talk about their 7-year-old daughter, Jordan. ...continue.

A New Life

Volume 18 · Issue 5 · July/August 2008 - by Rayna DuBose - I guess I never thought about what life would be like as a bilateral amputee. All my ...continue.

A Physician’s Inside View of the Amputee World

Volume 19 · Issue 4 · July/August 2009 - by Robert D. Doty, Jr., MD, Chair of the Amputee Coalition’s Upper Limb Loss Advisory Council - I am a physician ...continue.

Accessibility of Fitness Centers and Healthcare Facilities for People With Limb Differences

Created 05/2015 - Regular visits to fitness centers and healthcare facilities can help people with limb differences maintain healthy lifestyles and promote well-being. In order to access these facilities safely ...continue.

Adaptive Soccer More Than Just a Team Sport

Volume 24, Issue 3 May/June 2014 - by Amy Di Leo - “He said he closed his eyes and from the chatter on the field, the griping at the referee ...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.

Adaptive Gardening

Jul/Aug 2010 - by Scott McNutt - Limb loss need not prevent those with metaphorical green thumbs from participating in activities they enjoy. Assistive devices and ideas for adapting equipment ...continue.

Adaptive Sports Programs

Created 02/2017 - This fact sheet focuses on nationwide, sport-specific resources that provide an overview of the adapted version of a particular sport; there may be leagues or teams located ...continue.

Advanced Exercises for People With Lower-Extremity Amputations

Senior Step – Volume 1, 2004 - by Melissa Wolff-Burke, EdD, PT, ATC, and Elizabeth Cole, PT - The previous article discussed exercises to help you maintain the range of ...continue.

Amputee Rehabilitation Video Series

Published 6/2015 - This video series is designed to help patients during the recovery and rehabilitation process following the amputation of a limb. Each video highlights an important part of ...continue.
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