For Tessa Smith, who battled and survived cancer twice before high school, having an idol was essential.For the Trent University English Literature student that idol is Terry Fox.
From nutrition to exercise to mindfulness and more, read about practical regimens and strategies for better overall physical, social and spiritual health for anyone living with limb loss.
Support after limb loss comes in many forms and can make an incredible difference in recovery and beyond. From casual sharing to more structured groups, programs and camps, support can start here.
In all of its forms, advocacy seeks to ensure that the limb loss community’s voice is heard on issues that are important to us. Read about relevant causes and those who are speaking out about them.
As diverse as the amputee community is, what we all share in our personal stories and experiences can be very meaningful in helping others living with limb loss at any age or stage of life.
Expert advice for amputees from community leaders and prosthetic manufacturers to inform and educate.
Sometimes a simple adaptation or new approach is all it takes to access sport and recreation activities.
Opinions differ widely among amputees on shared everyday experiences and our reactions to them.
From educational clips to entertaining lifestyle pieces, these videos are worth watching.