On this episode of revAMPd, Brian talks with AK amputee Kristy Wimberly about her limb loss journey, parenting as an amputee and the foundation of disXAbled Beauty. Join Brian as he and Kristy discuss her journey to prove that our abilities are stronger than our disabilities.
For more information about Kristy, visit www.disxabledbeauty.com and connect with her on Instagram @disxabledbeauty
On this episode of revAMPd, Brian talks with bilateral amputee, and inspirational speaker Lou Figeuroa, the founder and CEO if Inspired Balance.
Join Brian and Lou as they discuss Lou’s harrowing story of survival from being struck by a train and ultimately losing both of his legs, to his journey to raise awareness about drink safety and promoting drink safety test kits.
On this episode of revAMPd, Brian talks with Robert Rodriguez, the founder of LimbPossible about Robert’s limb loss journey, playing on the National Amputee Basketball team, AMP1, his work with East Coast Orthotic & Prosthetic Corp helping other amputees, founding LimbPossble, competing on American Ninja Warrior, his work with the National Prosthetic Equality Project and more.
Check out East Coast O&P Corp’s article on Robert appearing on American Ninja Warrior
On this episode of revAMPd , Brian talks to the founder and CEO of MomRN and the host of the AskMomRN podcast, Tamara Walker.
Join Brian and Tamara as they discuss her journey growing up as an amputee, to issues of marriage, family, career and faith.
On this episode of revAMPd Brian talks with Linda Walls, an LBKA from the Dallas Amputee Network. Join Brian and Linda as they discuss dating, sex and sexuality post amputation.
For more information about Linda, connect with her on Facebook @lbkaoct6
On this episode of revAMPd Brian talks with Ed and Paul De La Torre, the owners of De La Torre Orthotics and Prosthetics about the foundation of the company and how it has evolved over the years to become the recognized leader in orthotics and prosthetics in the greater Pittsburgh area and beyond. Ed and Paul share insights, memories and stories about their father’s inspiration journey to the United States from Puerto Rico, serving his country in World War II and the challenges of starting a business and raising a family coming out the Great Depression. It’s a fascinating look at how with hard work and determination, anything is possible.
On this episode of revAMPd Brian talks with Dr. Ranu Jung, Ph.D. the Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the head of the Adaptive Neural Systems Laboratory at Florida International University. Join Brian as he and Dr. Jung discuss FIU’s Neural Enabled Prosthetic Hand which has been approved by the FDA for the first in human trial.
For more information about Dr. Jung, check out her FIU Profile
For more information about the Neural Enabled Prosthetic Hand System visit http://news.fiu.edu/2017/03/fda-approves-first-in-human-trial-for-neural-enabled-prosthetic-hand-system-developed-at-fiu/110095
For information about the Neural Enabled Prosthetic Hand research study visit http://ans.fiu.edu/S3EN/index.shtml
On this episode of revAMPd Brian talks to Jeff Brandt, CPO, the Founder and CEO of Ability Prosthetics & Orthotics and the co-founder of Kinetic Revolutions.
Join Brian as he and Jeff discuss Jeff’s start in the O&P industry, the patient centered approach used by Ability, community outreach, healthcare, advocacy and so much more.
On this episode of revAMPd, Brian talks to Maja Kazazic about her harrowing, inspirational and incredible journey from surviving the Bosnian genocide to making the extremely difficult decision to leave her family to receive medical care in the United States; her friendship with Winter the Dolphin, how an amputee Great Dane named Rosie changed her life, how to be truly happy and so much more.
Check out Maja and Rosie on the cover of the June 2017 Edition of The O&P Edge
Check out Maja’s Youtube Channel
Watch what happens when Rosie tries to make unexpected friends
Rosie loves to kayak with Maja
Check out Maja’s profile at Clearwater Marine Aquarium