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Figo, Carlos and Cafu take part in blindfolded penalty shoot-out

FIGO, CARLOS AND CAFU TAKE PART IN BLINDFOLDED PENALTY SHOOT-OUT

Luis Figo, Roberto Carlos and Cafu took part in amputee and blind football ahead of the UEFA Champions League final between Liverpool...

A New Modeling Method to Characterize the Stance Control Function of Prosthetic Knee Joints

A NEW MODELING METHOD TO CHARACTERIZE THE STANCE CONTROL FUNCTION OF PROSTHETIC KNEE JOINTS

Biomechanical models can inform design and optimization of prosthetic devices by connecting empirically-derived biomechanical data...

 
 
 
'Don't hold back': Living life to the full as an amputee

'DON'T HOLD BACK': LIVING LIFE TO THE FULL AS AN AMPUTEE

In just a moment, Naomi Jefferies' life changed forever. The accident broke her body, but it didn't break her.

Former New Plymouth mayor walks unaided on beach 12 months after losing leg

FORMER NEW PLYMOUTH MAYOR WALKS UNAIDED ON BEACH 12 MONTHS AFTER LOSING LEG

Daisy Lean is enjoying collecting beers from people who bet the 70-year-old amputee would never walk again.

 
 
 

BIONIC HANDS LET AMPUTEES FEEL AND GRIP

Prosthetic hands give users sensory feedback so they can feel and grip objects accurately

Woman wrote break-up letter to her FOOT after choosing to have it amputated following years of pain

WOMAN WROTE BREAK-UP LETTER TO HER FOOT AFTER CHOOSING TO HAVE IT AMPUTATED FOLLOWING YEARS OF PAIN

Jordan Beckwith, 27, from Colorado, made the heart-wrenching decision to become an amputee after growing tired of non-stop surgery...

 
 
 
A triple-amputee military vet raises $2.5 million for Trump's border wall in four days

A TRIPLE-AMPUTEE MILITARY VET RAISES $2.5 MILLION FOR TRUMP'S BORDER WALL IN FOUR DAYS

If neither Mexico nor Congress is going to fund President Donald Trump's border wall, then Brian Kolfage has a more expedient plan:...

New Artificial Joint Offers More Natural Wrist-like Movements to Forearm Amputees

NEW ARTIFICIAL JOINT OFFERS MORE NATURAL WRIST-LIKE MOVEMENTS TO FOREARM AMPUTEES

Good news to forearm amputees: New artificial joint enables wrist-like movements for people with forearm amputation. This osseointegrated...

 
 
 
'Dog lick' amputee determined to walk, drive again

'DOG LICK' AMPUTEE DETERMINED TO WALK, DRIVE AGAIN

A Wisconsin man who lost part of his forearms and legs after contracting a rare blood infection from dog saliva said Tuesday that he's...

Dog Raised For Meat Loses All 4 Paws But Wins Big At Hero Dog Awards

DOG RAISED FOR MEAT LOSES ALL 4 PAWS BUT WINS BIG AT HERO DOG AWARDS

If you are a longtime follower of iHeartDogs, you've probably read about the amazing Chi Chi once or twice. She was rescued outside...

 
 
 
A group of amputee-athletes are attempting to climb one of South America's toughest peaks

A GROUP OF AMPUTEE-ATHLETES ARE ATTEMPTING TO CLIMB ONE OF SOUTH AMERICA'S TOUGHEST PEAKS

A group of amputee-athletes are attempting to climb Cotopaxi, one of South America's toughest peaks. They're traveling with the Range...

Billy Monger Bagged A Podium At The Track Of His Horrific 2017 Crash

BILLY MONGER BAGGED A PODIUM AT THE TRACK OF HIS HORRIFIC 2017 CRASH

The latest British F3 round saw the young double amputee racer return to Donington Park to pick up two pole positions and a podium

 
 
 
Seattle Seahawks Draft Amputee Shaquem Griffin, Poised to Become NFL's First One-Handed Player

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS DRAFT AMPUTEE SHAQUEM GRIFFIN, POISED TO BECOME NFL'S FIRST ONE-HANDED PLAYER

One of the most remarkable feel-good sports stories in recent memory continued on Saturday with a milestone moment. Shaquem Griffin...

Boston Marathon Bombing Survivors Pen Children's Book About Their Service Dog

BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING SURVIVORS PEN CHILDREN'S BOOK ABOUT THEIR SERVICE DOG

The afternoon of April 15, 2013 was perfect for a run or a romantic walk through the park. Boston newlyweds Jessica Kensky and Patrick...

 
 
 
Limb Position Tolerant Pattern Recognition for Myoelectric Prosthesis Control with Adaptive Sparse Representations from Extreme Learning

LIMB POSITION TOLERANT PATTERN RECOGNITION FOR MYOELECTRIC PROSTHESIS CONTROL WITH ADAPTIVE SPARSE REPRESENTATIONS FROM EXTREME LEARNING

Electromyogram signals can be used to decode the intended movements of an amputee for control of a dexterous upper-limb prosthesis....

Amputees "Feel" the Movement of Their Prosthetic Hands

AMPUTEES "FEEL" THE MOVEMENT OF THEIR PROSTHETIC HANDS

With a vibrating gadget and some nerve rewiring, prostheses users get sensation in their plastic arms

 
 
 
Brenna Huckaby Makes History as the First Amputee Featured in SI's Swimsuit Issue

BRENNA HUCKABY MAKES HISTORY AS THE FIRST AMPUTEE FEATURED IN SI'S SWIMSUIT ISSUE

Your new girl-crush: Brenna Huckaby. The snowboarder just made history as the first amputee to ever be featured in Sports Illustrated...

The most emotional moment of the State of the Union came when Trump told the story of a North Korean defector who raised his crutches in triumph

THE MOST EMOTIONAL MOMENT OF THE STATE OF THE UNION CAME WHEN TRUMP TOLD THE STORY OF A NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR WHO RAISED HIS CRUTCHES IN TRIUMPH

CNN Trump recounted the tearful story of Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector, during his first State of the Union address. The defector,...

 
 
 
Photographer turns terminally ill kids into superheroes

PHOTOGRAPHER TURNS TERMINALLY ILL KIDS INTO SUPERHEROES

Utah-based photographer Josh Rossi, 32, took photos of children suffering from different forms of cancers, severe autism and a double...

Student volunteers code, 3D print new prosthetic hand for 4-year-old

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS CODE, 3D PRINT NEW PROSTHETIC HAND FOR 4-YEAR-OLD

Hudson Borton, a 4-year-old congenital amputee, is receiving a new prosthetic hand thanks to some student volunteers.