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Channeling Your Super Human Strength and Spirit

Orthotics & Prosthetics, UNYQERS  |  July 24, 2017

As a licensed, professional counselor, Wells Petras knows a thing or two about helping others cope. He’s worked with all kinds of people – families, individuals, couples, kids, retirees. He also really means it when he says he understands that people go through a series of experiences when they have ...

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Katherine Crawford: Amputee Actress, Model & Activist

UNYQERS  |  July 24, 2014

When UNYQ asked actress/model Katherine Crawford what she was looking for in a prosthetic leg cover, her answer was simple: …

Empowering Amputee Athletes Around the World

UNYQERS  |  July 15, 2014

Travis Ricks. Travis Ricks, an amputee for 11 years, brings us a story of profound resilience. Diagnosed with cancer at …

The Changing Face of Fashion: Nordstrom Features Amputees

Fashion  |  July 8, 2014

Traditionally, high-end fashion has not been an area which allows for much diversity. Walking down the runway or printed on …

Alex Minsky: U.S. Marine, BK Amputee & Work Out Maniac

UNYQERS  |  July 2, 2014

The first thing you notice about Alex Minsky are the tattoos. Both of his arms are covered from knuckle to …

UNYQ’s First Month

Announcements  |  June 20, 2014

These are extraordinary times for amputees and people living with physical disabilities. Amy Purdy, a double-amputee and Paralympic snowboarder, took …

Turning Heads: Innovation in Prosthetics

Orthotics & Prosthetics  |  May 8, 2014

Design in prosthetic covers has come a long way in the 19 years since my career in this field began. …

Lacey Henderson Models a UNYQ Galaxy Prosthetic Cover

UNYQERS  |  May 7, 2014

An above knee amputee since the age of nine, Lacey Henderson has not let limb differences stand in her way. …