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Sarah Reinertsen Named ‘Most Inspirational’

Sarah Reinertsen, a leg amputee who recently completed the Ironman World Championship triathlon in Hawaii, was honored with the "Most Inspirational Award" by Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) at their annual Celebration of Abilities Awards dinner. The former Paralympic track athlete also completed the Ironman in 2005, making sports history by becoming the first woman to

Hurricane Preparation for Amputees

As an amputee, having an emergency strategy that meets your specific medical needs prior to a natural disaster is crucial for several reasons. Above all, it will allow you to be more self-sufficient, especially if you temporarily lose touch with friends or relatives. Being prepared will also ensure your prosthetic equipment is ready and

Sarah Reinertsen On Triathlon Training, Mantras & Treating Your Body Like A Gift

It's not an exaggeration to say that Iron Man Kona is a super challenging athletic feat. Held on the Big Island of Hawaii every October, Kona starts with a 2.4-mile open-water swim, followed by a 112-mile bike race, and ends with a literal marathon, all in one day. It takes courage to complete the entire 140.6-mile race,

Osseointegration: A Promising Alternative For Amputees

A Step Ahead Prosthetics is fully qualified and equipped to evaluate, guide, fit and connect potential patients directly with Osseointegration experts in the US and around the world. Osseointegration – the revolutionary procedure that substitutes the traditional prosthetic socket interface with a titanium rod, implanted in the bone of a

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