On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, learn all about the process to create Alleles prosthetic covers from Alleles Design Studio co-founders, Ryan Pilabroda and McCauley Wanner, and how you can get one of your own.
On this episode of the AmpuTO Show, adaptive athlete and Lululemon ambassador, Patrick Pressgrove, talks about his journey to prepare for running half a dozen half marathons, Iron Man, and the coveted Boston marathon.
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, learn more about Roxy, a tripod dog who befriends a dog with a missing ear. Author Hillary Sussman explains the process for writing the book and what she looks forward to writing the rest of The Adventures of Roxy teaching kids about limb difference.
TRIGGER WARNING: Medical description of trauma in audio. On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, hear from author and ghost writer, Jeffrey Mangus, about his new book ‘AMPossible: Real-World Solutions for Amputees to Accomplish the Impossible’ - a real life honest of his experience with limb loss.
In this episode, 2x Paralympian and Team Captain of Canada’s Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team speaks about her journey to the Tokyo Paralympics, the challenges of training and getting ready during the pandemic, and advocating for equality at the games.
On this episode of the AmpuTO Show, Anika Ursuliak shares her journey surviving bone cancer at the age of 11 and undergoing a rotationplasty. A new procedure at the time, Anika's choices since the procedure has allowed her to thrive and live her best life through travel, active lifestyle, and fulfilling career as a social […]
On this episode of The AmpuTO show, Cannabis Educators Ming Bérubé-Sam and Dawn Atkinson discusses the many benefits of using Cannabis to deal with health issues including pain management. They also discussed THC and CBD are used how terpenes affect the desired outcome of use, and the laws in Ontario and Canada. Listener Discretion is […]
TRIGGER WARNING: Trauma description in audio On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, hear how Deborah Smith, an adaptive sailor, adaptive golfer, amputee and cancer survivor has overcome the many challenges she's faced with strength, courage and conviction including walking away from an abusive marriage. Despite everything she has gone through, Deborah remains optimistic, greets […]
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, learn about Physical Medicine or Physiatry, and the role of the discipline in limb loss from Dr. Amanda Mayo, physiatrist at Sunnybrook Health and Sciences Centre. Learn about benefits of prehab pre-amputation and physiatry post-amputation patient care.
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, researcher and content writer for Bionics for Everyone, Wayne Williams, discussed bionic options for lower limb amputees. He also discussed costs for many of these prosthesis and what's coming down the pipe in terms of innovations like agonist-antagonist myoneural interface procedure. This episode is brought to you by […]
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, understand the different types of prosthesis available for all levels of amputation, the process for getting prosthesis made, and the process to become a prosthetist from Shane Glasford, C.P.(c), prosthetist.
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, listen to researcher and content writer for Bionics for Everyone, Wayne Williams, as he discusses bionic options for upper limb amputees. He also discusses costs for many of these prosthesis and what's coming down the pipe in terms of innovations like agonist-antagonist myonueral interface procedure. This episode is […]
On this episode of The AmpuTO show, learn how Ontario's Assistive Device Program (ADP) and other funding options available for Ontarians to assist in paying for their prosthesis from Office Manager of Hamilton Prosthetics and Orthotics, Joseph Griffa. TRIGGER WARNING: Use of an alternative description of residuum or residual limb used in the audio.