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How to Cope With Stress and Calm You Mind

How to Cope With Stress and Calm You Mind

Reprinted with permission from AILM Medical. Stress … what is it? Having stress is common. It is your body’s natural response to a trigger, and it usually doesn’t last long. It’s typically transient and comes and goes. It’s like when you are worried about completing a...

Team USA Plans Sled Hockey Exhibition

Our partner Hanger Inc., a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, announced as part of its annual conference that it will be bringing Team USA Hockey to participate in the first Hanger LIVE Sled Hockey Classic. The game will...

Students Design Prosthetic Hand for Schoolmate

Students in the Engineering Design and Development course at Hendersonville High School in Tennessee did not have to look far for a way to put what they were learning to use in the real world. The students developed and produced a prosthetic hand for sophomore Sergio...

Radio Host Includes Listeners on Journey as Amputee

Cedar Rapids, Iowa, radio personality Ricky Bartlett found a sense of balance when he became a double amputee in 2022. Barlett lost his right leg seven years after his left was amputated as the result of a bout with flesh-eating bacteria. Elijah Decious wrote about...

Amputee Center Inspires Basketball Team

As the center on the junior varsity basketball team at Richlands High School in Virginia, Luke Bostic contributes more than points and rebounds. WVVA TV, an NBC affiliate, tells the story of the sophomore, who was injured by a lawnmower when he was 6 years old. It led...

Making Prosthetics More Lifelike

Making Prosthetics More Lifelike

This article, written by Amy Quinton was originally published by the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) and is reprinted with permission. Scientists and Surgeons Team Up to Make Life Easier for Amputees David Brockman, a retired CalFire captain and avid...

Ukrainian Amputees Seek Help in the U.S.

Ukrainian Amputees Seek Help in the U.S.

The advancements the United States made in prosthetic devices and treatment during its war in Afghanistan are benefiting some Ukranian soldiers who have become amputees during their country’s war with Russia.  The Washington Post published a report by Alex Horton on...

5 Ways to Be Healthy During the Holidays

Reprinted with permission from Ailm Medical. Well, it's the season to be jolly, and this time of year is also full of temptations. So here are five tips to help you reduce holiday stress and overwhelm, enjoy time with friends, stay healthy, and still get to enjoy that...