AmpSurf is a non-profit organization that helps amputees find freedom on the water! It was established to promote, inspire, educate, and rehabilitate (PIER™) adaptive surfing and other outdoor activities.
Students at Johns Hopkins University have developed a prosthetic foot that can adapt to heels up to four inches high.
My plea is - particularly to funders - to focus support on the valley of death between proof-of-concept and commercialization. Without it, there is no impact at scale.
April is Limb Loss Awareness Month. Our nation has become all too aware of limb loss this April as a result of the Boston bombings. I am not an amputee myself, but I share a connection with the amputee community because of my dogs, both of whom are missing limbs and are certified therapy dogs.