Research & Publications

How common is paralysis?

About two percent of Americans have some form of paralysis, originating from injury or illness. Most of them have some form of nerve-related issue, preventing communication from the brain to the muscles, but sometimes, the muscles themselves fail.

Oct 1st, 2019
10 Strengthening Exercises for Below-Knee Amputation

If you’ve lost the lower part of your leg, strengthening the remaining muscles, as well as your support muscles, can make a huge difference in how you fare. To get you started, here are 10 exercises designed to keep you moving.

Aug 1st, 2019
Recognizing the Signs of Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)

One in 20 Americans over age 50 has peripheral vascular disease, a serious condition that can increase your chances of suffering a stroke, heart attack, or other health complications. Read on to find out what it is and who is at risk?

Jul 2nd, 2019