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.
Crawford herself appeared in the exhibit. A promising model at the age of 19, she was struck by a drunk driver and became
For those of us who have never lost a limb, it's impossible to really understand the type of physical and emotional trauma
The technology involved in creating artificial limbs has come a long way in the last few decades. We have now witnessed a
Mind-controlled robotic limbs have, in some form, existed for a while: As early as 2010, the Defense Advanced Research Projects
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.
The researchers scanned the brains of 14 volunteers using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Perceiving the invisible
The Huffington Post reported Oct. 25 that the number of American battle wounded has passed 50,000, a grim milestone of more
What doesn't happen in Las Vegas is actually what matters most. And for this British couple that meant giving up their Sin
WASHINGTON -- For the growing number of soldiers and Marines whose genitals are damaged or destroyed by blasts from improvised
In just two short years, Krista Donaldson and her team at D-Rev have changed the lives of over 3,500 people in India. Donaldson is one of 21 outstanding speakers at TEDxStanford that you can watch live on LiveStreaming today.
A U.S. Army study released last summer detailed the increasing severity of battle wounds suffered by troops in Afghanistan
Dr. Dick Traum has competed in multiple marathons, run with former President Bill Clinton and inspired thousands to lead
Despite such challenges, the amputees at Walter Reed tackle their rehabilitation with aggressive cheer. Many wear T-shirts
The number of U.S. soldiers who have suffered amputations in Afghanistan has increased sharply over last year as more troops
The emergency response and reconstruction efforts in Haiti are opportunities to amend past neglect and discrimination, and assist persons with disabilities to live richer, more dignified lives.
WASHINGTON -- As the Obama administration ramps up the war in Afghanistan, veterans advocates say the government must develop