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Monica J. Foster Landis, North Carolina
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I am an above knee amputee caused by osteosarcoma 36 years ago in 1973. Three years later the... More
Victoria Powell Benton, Arkansas
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Teen uses Bubble Wrap to aid amputees by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven and shape. He said his invention should benefit amputees in Africa who are viewed strangely...
Reader Laura on Aisha, the Afghan Nasal Amputee by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Reader Laura’s Question “After looking at her picture do you think there is anything that could be done to improve her nose? Is she at higher risk of infection with her sinuses exposed? What other health risks are
Double Above-Knee Amputee Rudy Garcia-Tolson Seeks Retribution by Tom H. Patient Expert of becoming the first double above-knee amputee to finish the Ford Ironman World Championships held last Saturday... to take on challenges. As a spokesperson for the CAF and member of Team Ossur – elite amputee athletes sponsored...
What We Are Becoming: More Support for Removing Healthy Limbs of "Amputee Wannabes" by Wesley J. Smith Patient Expert There is a terrible mental illness called Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID), aka "amputee wannabe" because the sufferer becomes obsessed with having healthy limbs cut off. I have written...
iWalk – Actively Powered Foot and Ankle for Amputees by Aliesa George Patient Expert and ankle!  Their PowerFoot One is designed to give amputees an ease of movement that is natural...
Rudy Garcia-Tolson Set to be the First Double Above-Knee Amputee to Compete At the Ford Ironman World Championship in Kona by Tom H. Patient Expert to become the first double above-knee amputee to compete in the Ford Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii... for above knee amputees to run long distances. This breakthrough has helped thousands of amputees pursue new...
Amputee Coalition of America by Dr. Christopher C. Medical Doctor , the American College of Surgeons. She described how the Amputee Coalition of America ( ACA... to develop a Peer Network for veteral amputees. The ACA has a vibrant National Peer Network, but Dr. Gambel...
Triple-Amputee Barbie by Lisa .. Patient Expert So the dog likes Barbie dolls. I can't even bring myself to discuss Ken's fate. Let's just say it wasn't pretty. This dog stuff is all new to me since I haven't had one for years. My previous dog, Zoie the Akita, was muc
Levindale Nurse is an Amputee … and a Powerlifter! by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Lisa Krajick is a 47-year-old mother of three who works as a nurse at Levindale . When she was 24 she lost part of her right leg when she was stricken with a bone infection called osteomyelitis . Image courtesy of Carro
Sarah Reinertsen: Watch the Amazing Journey of an Amputee Triathlete by Roman M. Patient Expert Sarah Reinertsen is perhaps one of the best known challenged triathletes in the world. In this new video she explains how the loss of her leg fueled her journey to become an Ironman triathlete. Follow on twitter

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