Control Ottobock App with Siri

Started by frank blackston in General on Saturday. 0 Replies

hi everyone, curious if anyone has any luck controlling the Ottobock Cockpit app with Siri. sometimes I have to switch modes a lot and pulling the phone out, pulling up the app, switching modes, etc can add up. Its a first world problem, I know. And…Continue

Looking for male amputees near me

Started by Jeff Lamson in General. Last reply by Jillian Okimoto Jan 11. 1 Reply

HiMy name is Jeff and I just had BKA done on 12/30/20.  I am looking for men who have had the same thing done and can help me & my family through this new journey.  I live in Bay Village, OH, which is suburb of Cleveland, OH.  Please email me at…Continue


Started by Cody Bright in General. Last reply by Kyle Leister Jan 12. 1 Reply

My name is Cody and I've been a bilateral amputee (missing right arm and pieces of both legs/feet) since June 2016. Physically there is nothing i can't do in my eyes, but mentally I've fallen into a really deep hole and I'm hoping this community can…Continue

Snowboarding with MPK?

Started by frank blackston in Health and Exercise. Last reply by Carrie Davis Dec 2, 2020. 1 Reply

Hi everyone. new amp as of April 2019. I am ready to get back on the snow this year! To that end, I didnt know if I could use my C-Leg to snowboard. I know my prosthetist would need to put in 'mode' for this. Has anyone tried this? and if so, what…Continue

Tags: c-leg, snowboard

How has COVID-19 impacted YOU?

Started by Kyle Leister in General Nov 19, 2020. 0 Replies

During COVID-19 restrictions, many individuals with amputation may have been unable to access care, resulting in stress and anxiety. Our research group at Syracuse University is conducting a study aimed at investigating the impact of…Continue

Tags: Survey, Health, Activity/Mental, Physical, COVID-19

Adaptive Sport Programs in Riverside County, California

Started by Michael Rosenkrantz in General Nov 16, 2020. 0 Replies

Come and join Palms to Pines Parasports and Desert Recreation District and the City of Riverside in playing sports.  Contact me at for more information or go to our website palmstopinesparasports.orgContinue

Tags: Riverside, County, Group, Support, Sports

Stay Motivated

Started by Sean R. Harrison in Self Esteem / Body Image. Last reply by Sean R. Harrison Nov 13, 2020. 1 Reply

#staymotivated There is nothing you can't do once you decide you want it bad enough."…Continue

Virtual Walk for Disability Employment Month

Started by Lisa Willis in General. Last reply by Lisa Willis Oct 18, 2020. 1 Reply

Hello All,October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Join us for a virtual walk/run on October 26-31, 2020. For more details and registration, use the hastag #sradisabilitywalk2020 and link to

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