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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.

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.

Activities of Daily Living: Bathroom Edition

Created 10/2019 Introduction The bathroom is one of the places in your home where the ability to do things independently is extremely important. While in the bathroom, most people want ...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 Gaming Resources

Created 10/2019 – Gaming can allow those who are disabled to learn new skills as well as provide therapeutic benefits. More and more gaming manufacturers and organizations are tackling the ...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.

Amusement Park Accessibility

Created 04/2015 - Although designed for fun and excitement, a trip to an amusement park can be challenging and frustrating for someone with limb loss. Each year, the Amputee Coalition’s ...continue.

Aquatic Therapy is Serious Fun

Volume 18 · Issue 6 · September/October 2008 - by Elan Young - For some amputees, getting in the water is the single most important part of their rehabilitation and ...continue.

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.

Charcot Neuropathic Arthropathy

Volume 12 · Issue 1 · January/February 2002 - by Mihir M. Jani, MD, and Jeffrey E. Johnson, MD - Charcot neuropathic arthropathy is a progressive destruction of bone and ...continue.

ChooseMyPlate.gov

Published 10/6/2015 - MyPlate Illustrates the five food groups that are the building blocks for a healthy diet using a familiar image - a place setting for a meal. Before ...continue.

College Funding Resources for Individuals with Disabilities

Created 10/2019– There are many different opportunities for individuals with limb loss or limb difference to find resources that may be able to help pay for their post-secondary education. These ...continue.

Connecting Online for People With Limb Loss

Last updated 03/2012 - Support from a local amputee group is not always available. The following are online communication resources for amputees, caregivers, friends and family members of amputees who ...continue.