Amputations


Leslie Schneider

What It's Like...

Living with Limb Loss

Leslie Schneider describes her journey in a new documentary.

Amputee runner

Amputee Answers

Expert Explains Prosthetics Fittings, Types of Amputations

The Mobility Project and Mobility Management magazine sat down with Scott Cummings, president of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists and a member of the Amputee Coalition’s scientific and medical advisory committee, to find out more about the abilities of everyday people who use prosthetics.

No Turning Back

Book Review

'No Turning Back' Is a Conversation in Book Form

Bryan Anderson tells his story of losing both his legs and left hand in Iraq and his recovery and ongoing quest to live life to the fullest.

Oscar Pistorius

Pistorius Takes International Honor for Sportsman With Disabilities

The 2012 Laureus World Sports Awards in London honored Oscar Pistorius of South Africa as Laureus World Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability.

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children ski trip

Teens With Amputations Awarded Ski Trip

On Jan. 30, 14 teens with amputations flew the friendly skies from DFW International Airport for an all-expense paid trip to the slopes of Colorado.

Life After Amputation

Amber Fitzsimmons offers tips for getting back to everyday living after an amputation.