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50. Yes, I Want To Be A Cyborg!

Yes, I Want To Be A Cyborg!   Yes, I Want To Be A Cyborg! Ask an amputee and they will tell you they want something better than a passive prosthesis. They want an ankle that moves on their command and relays the terrain back to their nervous system. After years of lugging around a…
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Neurotechnical advancements bring promise to amputees.

49. Neurotechnical Advancements Bring Promise to Amputees

49. Neurotechnical Advancements bring promise to Amputees Neurotechnical advancements bring promise to amputees. Professor Stanisa Raspopovic and his research team have made a breakthrough in below-knee prostheses. Imagine having a lower leg prosthesis that is so sensitive that when it is resting on a wall, you feel the pressure of the wall on your stump! Neurotechnical…
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Top advancements in prostheses in 2020

22. Top Advancements in Prostheses in 2020

22. Top Advancements in Prostheses in 2020   Prostheses have progressed dramatically in recent years, with many people choosing to move away from the standard NHS-provided prostheses, to highly functioning, technologically advanced limbs. Here are the top advancements in prostheses in 2020. With these types of prostheses now available on the market, there’s a wide…
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Unlocking the Secrets of Being an Amputee Spouse

17. Unlocking the Secrets of Being an Amputee Spouse

Unlocking the Secrets of Being an Amputee Spouse   Unlocking the Secrets of Being an Amputee Spouse was a hard book to write because it grew from experiences that were intense feelings. For some time now I have felt a gentle nudge from the universe to write a book about our experience when my husband suffered…
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15 Amputation Analytics That May Inspire You

15 Amputation Analytics That May Inspire You

      There is at least 15 amputation analytics that may inspire you, Limb loss is much more common than many people realize, and the numbers are growing. By learning the facts about limb loss, we can start to be better advocates for our friends and family, feel less alone during our journey with limb…
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21. Fall Prevention Enables You

What is Fall Prevention? you ask. Fall Prevention enables You Identifying places and behaviors that can easily result in a loss of balance is called fall prevention. The more you take control of this process, the more confident you feel about returning to your-pre amputation lifestyle. If you haven’t been taught and warned about the…
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Pre-amputation Assessment

Pre-amputation Assessment I found this article on assessment after my amputation. I was struggling with the raw feelings of never having my foot again. I felt like I was waking up from a dream where everything is in chaos, and regrets are not resolved. I wake up to people trying to be logical and not…
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3. Sezing Control of Amputation Anxiety

3. Seizing Control of Amputation Anxiety

3. Seizing Control of Amputation Anxiety What Causes Amputation Anxiety Thirty-five percent of recent amputees suffer from anxiety. Many of them find they are overwhelmed by that fear. However, there are some specific triggers that the newly amputated face that is unique. This empowers you to seize control of amputation anxiety. Feelings of shock, anger,…
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Using your amputee skills to cope with the pandemic,

48. Using Your Amputee Skills to Cope with the Pandemic

48. Using your Amputee Skills to Cope with the Pandemic Using your amputee skills to cope with the pandemic. You have been in a precautious state long enough to know you are using your amputee skills to cope with the pandemic. These days, we all have to accept the anxiety inherent in living with the…
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9. Amputation Essential Checklist

9. Amputation Essential Checklist

9. Amputation Essential Checklist   Amputation Essential Checklist Amputation Essential Checklist is a must-follow. You are facing an amputation. Here is an Amputation Essential Checklist of things you have to do before you get your amputation. How you got here is either the result of a medical condition in your limb that has become critical…
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Amputee.coach HomePost-amputationAmputation Issues39. Don’t Have Your Amputation Without Doing This FirstProblem Solving Amputee.coach HomePost-amputationAmputation Issues39. Don’t Have Your Amputation Without Doing This FirstProblem Solving You Can Lead a Happy Life! Let Me Show You How! Yes, You Can!   KEVIN KAPPLER, PH.D. AMPUTEE LIFECOACH As a fellow amputee, I know the psychological difficulties people face…
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Amputee.coach HomePost-amputation39. Don’t Have Your Amputation Without Doing This FirstHome RESOURCES COMMON QUESTIONS & CONCERNS What to Expect Once You Face an Amputation If your amputation was like mine no one talked to you about what to expect psychologically. If you start a conversation discussing your psychological apprehension it will briefly be acknowledged but quickly…
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