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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 Mother’s Perspective

Volume 19 · Issue 2 · March/April 2009 - by Jennifer Peterson - I cried with joy when the ultrasound technician told me that we would be having a baby ...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.

Advocating For Your Child

Volume 1, Issue 1, 2005 - by Rick Bowers - When Steffini Vandever’s son, Jonah, was born in 1997, it brought back many painful memories. Steffini’s first daughter, Ashley, had ...continue.

Applying a shrinker

Narrated by Paddy Rossbach, this is part of a series of demonstrations designed to help individuals learn to manage after a lower-limb amputation. ...continue.

Are You Suffering in Silence? If So, It Could Be Hazardous to Your Health

Volume 16 · Issue 2 · March/April 2006 - by Terrence P. Sheehan, MD - My mother was not one to be silent. But how could she have been raising ...continue.

Ask the Prosthetist: The Six Questions Patients Ask Over and Over

Volume 20 · Issue 2 · March/April 2010 - by Jeff Lutz, CPO - In my 26 years of practice as a prosthetist, there have been six questions patients ask ...continue.

Before You Fall: Tips for Preventing Falls in the Home

Senior Step – Volume 1, 2004 - Your home may be your haven, your castle, and your favorite place in the world. It can also be safe for you after ...continue.

Before Your Amputation: Questions to Ask Your Surgeon

Last Updated 07/2012 - Talking with your surgeon prior to amputation is important. You should meet your surgeon, feel confident in his or her abilities, and have all of your ...continue.

Being a Proactive Patient

Volume 15 · Issue 6 · November/December 2005 - by Kevin Carroll, MS, CP, FAAOP - Many situations require us to decide what we want and then figure out how ...continue.

Caregiver Resources

Created 4/2019 – Download PDF 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 ...continue.

Caregivers Can Make a Difference

Volume 21, Issue 6 November/December 2011 - by John Peter Seaman, CP, CTP - As a caregiver to a new amputee, you should not underestimate the value you can provide ...continue.

Challenges and Rewards of Caregiving

Volume 20, Issue 2 March/April 2010 - by Scott McNutt - In addition to her regular job, Joann, a 48-year-old Californian, figures she spends 20 hours a week helping her ...continue.

Choosing an Assisted Care Facility

Senior Step – Volume 1, 2004 - by Christina DiMartino - Senior man and woman sitting in wheelchairs reading a bookThe Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA), headquartered in Fairfax, ...continue.