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AMPOWER National Community Events Update - May 2015

Started by Katy Sullivan Resource Support in Amputee resources. Last reply by Lorean Goodwin 11 hours ago. 10 Replies

AMPOWER has a lot of exciting stuff coming up across the country. We are starting to create our own events and wanted to make sure that you know about what’s going on! We will be hosting two AMPOWER Upper Limb Prosthetic Workshops, one in…Continue

Tags: workshops, clinics, community, Events

Jobs for hand amputee

Started by Ken in Overcoming challenges of upper extremity amputation. Last reply by Gregory Scott Rose yesterday. 10 Replies

I used to be a waiter/ cashier before my hand amputation, and now I have been jobless for a year. All entry level jobs basically require you to handle cash, carry heavy things, or type fast. Recently I got my bionic arm, and I'm planning to apply…Continue

Got My New Leg, Ya!

Started by mark hite in General. Last reply by mark hite on Saturday. 34 Replies

My new leg has finaly made it home. It is very cool. It has a electric energy sockit, ottobock shaft and a renagade A/T foot. Hangers did a wounderful jod fitting my sockit! I walked yesterday (with my crutchs). Walked about the length of a city…Continue

Getting Low with Right BKA

Started by Alex Rodenburg in Health and Exercise. Last reply by kathryn cartwright on Friday. 1 Reply

Hey!  So I am a R-BKA and have been since 3/2012, and I am really into weightlifting. Unfortunately, I now have a hulking upper body and tiny little chicken legs (toothpick legs) to walk around on. I can tell when I pick up a weight and move around…Continue

Tags: Below-knee-amputation, Weightlifting

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