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Ep. 18: Overcoming Fear

Limb loss/difference can thrust us into uncomfortable and even scary situations. What single experience has scared you the most? In this...

Ep. 17: Your Bill of Rights v. 1.0

What are the basic rights that every person with limb loss / difference should have? In this week's podcast, we attack that question...

Ep. 16: "Experimental" Appeals

A month ago we recorded a podcast that focused on how to draft an appeal for claims denied on the ground that the prescribed item was not...

Ep. 15: When to Move On

Sometimes, despite the best efforts of both you and your prosthetist, things just don't work out. But it can be hard to assess whether...

Ep. 14: Special Alert!

Late yesterday, Republicans in the House released the first official "repeal and replace" legislation for the Affordable Care Act. Titled...

Ep. 13: Alphabet Soup

In addition to patient-focused entities like amp'd  and the Amputee Coalition, numerous organizations directly and indirectly affect...

Ep. 12: Emergencies and Repairs

Your prosthesis is a mechanical device. As a result, it - or a part of it - will inevitably break. What can you do when this happens,...

Ep. 10: Amputation Preparation

The majority of amputations occur with advance warning. Whether limb loss results from diabetes, vascular disease, cancer, other illness...

Ep. 9: The ADA Explained

The Americans With Disabilities Act is a law that impacts all people with limb loss / difference every day. But despite that, the law is...

Ep. 8: Thanks to My Missing Limb ...

To the temporarily able-bodied, the thought of having less than four limbs raises the specter of a more limited life, an existence...

Ep. 5: Immediate Call to Action!

Our latest podcast is a call to action for all amputees. This week, the Senate begins substantive discussions about repealing The...

Ep. 4: You and Your Doctor

In our latest podcast, we explain (1) why your doctor is such an important part of your prosthetic health care team, and (2) how you can...