AmpLAfy Episode 2

February 17, 2021Podcast
When you look in the mirror, what do you see? When it comes to our appearance, we all have good days and bad days – and this perception of ourselves is a huge determiner of both our mood and our confidence. When you lose a limb, your body changes. It makes sense, therefore, that your [...]

AmpLAfy Episode 1

February 3, 2021Podcast
Whatever your age and whatever the cause of amputation, the psychological impact of losing a limb is huge. With such a seismic and shocking change to life, it’s natural that the mind can be just as affected as the body. In this episode, Tracy Ralph tells her story of losing both her legs and her [...]

In This Together

May 18, 2018Step Forward

Celebrating the small things and taking a holistic approach to care are two of the recommendations of new research into the impact of limb loss on families. We explore the findings and speak to veteran Michael Mellon about his family’s own experience of limb loss

“It was an emotional rollercoaster”

May 18, 2018Step Forward

The Living with Pain course at Harold Wood brought people with limb loss together to share their emotions and experiences. Psychological therapist Kim Lyons explains why its success was all down to the ‘exceptional’ participants.

Marathon effort

May 9, 2018Fundraising, Step Forward

Despite it being the hottest London Marathon on record, the LA runners all finished the course, raising more than £9,000. Here our brave runners tell their stories and describe what the day meant to them.