Simrah, Jennah and Fatima’s Triathlon Triumph

May 26, 2021Fundraising
An enormous thank you to Simrah, Jennah and Fatima Adam and their family who have helped to raise £4,120 for the Limbless Association.  The family had already taken part in a challenging Tough Mudder, raising £1,650 for the LA after we helped their uncle Mukhtar – who is now one of our Trustees.  On 27th [...]

Sarah and Anna’s Three Peak Challenge

May 18, 2021Fundraising
Good luck to sisters Sarah and Anna Dyche who are taking on the Three Peak Challenge to raise money for the Limbless Association.  On Saturday 22nd May, the pair will be attempting to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon within 24 hours. The three mountains have a combined height of 11,178 feet / 3,407 [...]

The Importance of having a Wheelchair

May 6, 2021Virtually Speaking
Join us on Thursday, May 27th at 11am for our latest Virtually Speaking... event. Sue and Monica from AJM Wheelchairs will be on hand talking about why it is important for amputees to have a wheelchair. It's often something some forget about and Sue and Monica will be explaining why you should have one, your [...]

AmpLAfy Episode 6

April 14, 2021Podcast
Phantom limb pain affects up to 98% of amputees - and yet, despite this huge figure, research in this area remains limited. Dr Soori and Kim Lyons, both specialists in this area, examine what phantom pain and sensation actually are, and explain the latest treatments and developments, while above knee amputee David Rose shares his [...]

Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awarness Month

April 1, 2021Blog
Throughout April, the LA will be proudly supporting Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month across our social media, on our website and at our online Virtually Speaking events. Many of our members experience phantom limb pain so we are bringing together specialists in this area to talk about this important issue during #LLLDAM #NoAmputeeNeedCopeAlone. [...]

AmpLAfy Episode 5

March 31, 2021Podcast
When faced with any major life change or challenge, we humans have an incredible capacity for resilience. However, we often don’t realise this until we have to. From the world of work to going on holiday, amputees are perhaps more aware than most people that there is more than one conventional way to do things. [...]