category: Personal Journals
Casual and informative conversations exploring issues pertinent to the limb loss community.
4/26/2017In this special edition episode of amp'd, we issue another call to action for our amp'd activists. Learn about the current LCD legislation in the Senate, and ways to have your voices heard.
4/24/2017In this episode of amp'd, Dave and Peggy welcome special guest Bob Gailey. Bob is a world-renown physical therapist specializing in the care of individuals with limb loss.
4/17/2017In this episode of amp'd we unveil the amp'd Clinical Research Index. We have created the largest index of O&P research, aggregated it in a commonsense way and made it available to the community.
4/10/2017We received an overwhelming amount of feedback and suggestions concerning our Amputee Bill of Rights. After sorting through all of the messages, Dave and Peggy refined the document. We are proud to offer…
4/3/2017In this week's episode of amp'd, Dave and Peggy share two unique stories focused on a common theme. Overcoming fear after limb loss can be challenging, but we agree that the rewards are worth the struggle.
3/26/2017In this episode of amp'd, Dave and Peggy discuss the creation of the Amp'd Army Bill of Rights. What do you think are core values for the community? More importantly, what are yours?
3/20/2017In this episode of amp'd, Dave and Peggy provide the blueprint for drafting appeals based upon an investigational and experimental denial. Using the McGill method, we provide the steps and information…
3/12/2017In this episode of amp'd, Dave and Peggy discuss the emotional situation of having to break up with your prosthetist.
3/7/2017In this episode of amp'd, Dave and Peggy dissect the American Health Care Act to ascertain the impact on the limb loss community.
3/6/2017In this episode of amp'd, Dave and Peggy decipher and explain the many organizations that make up the O&P Alliance.
2/27/2017In this episode of amp'd, Dave and Peggy discuss situations and scenarios where prosthetic repairs become necessary. We provide some basic tips for do-it-yourself repairs, although we caution that it…
2/19/2017In this episode of amp'd, Dave and Peggy provide a detailed how to guide for drafting appeals based upon a "not medically necessary" determination.
2/13/2017In this episode of Amp'd, Dave and Peggy discuss some tips and suggestions for those preparing for an amputation. From interviewing surgeons to readying the house, we've got you covered. We've even revealed…
2/6/2017The Americans with Disability Act, commonly referred to as the ADA, has radically changed the way society accepts, accommodates for and interacts with individuals with disabilities. In this episode of…
1/30/2017In this episode of amp'd, Dave and Peggy count their blessings. Specifically, they countdown (and discuss) the top five benefits of limb loss. Join us for this fun, upbeat and optimistic discussion. Peggy…
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