Not all experiences are equal; even in the limb loss and limb difference community, the one thing that connects us all impacts us differently. For example, people with upper-limb loss may go through different life events and struggles than those with lower-limb loss;...
Amputee Coalition Research Article Published in Notable Orthopedics Journal
The research article, “Living Well After Amputation: Lessons in Peer Support, and Health Policy,” was published in the December 2021 issue of Techniques in Orthopedics, a peer-reviewed journal that provides information on the latest orthopedic procedures as they are...
Increased Research of Combat-Related Amputation in Women: Why it’s Critical & Why it Matters
As our armed services evolve and women take on more front‑line roles and responsibilities, we must make sure we are addressing the health and well‑being of women with combat-related amputations when they come back home.
Natural Sensation for Amputees
Investigators with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Advanced Platform Technology (APT) Center are pursuing a system that attempts to provide sensory feedback for the hand via a direct interface to the residual peripheral nerve.