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Let difficulties make us better, not bitter

UNYQERS  |  March 30, 2018

Some say a smile is the most universally understood emotion, regardless of the language spoken. For UNYQers, there is another …

All the Right Curves, All the Right Angles

Orthotics & Prosthetics, UNYQERS  |  March 24, 2018

The team at Scoliosis and Spine Associates (SSA) in New York City knows a thing or two about curves and …

From Stigma to Style: Empowering Girls at UNYQ Align Getaway

Events, Fashion, UNYQERS  |  October 12, 2017

Ask any teenage girl, or any grown woman for that matter, about a time when they felt like they didn’t …

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 …

Living A Confident Life

UNYQERS  |  June 23, 2017

“Ma’am,” a handsome college kid chased me down to say.  “I have no idea what you’ve been through or how …

When Scoliosis Runs in the Family

Orthotics & Prosthetics, UNYQERS  |  June 13, 2017

In honor of June being National Scoliosis Awareness Month, we decided to share Grace’s story: Grace’s grandmother fought back tears …

A Cool Man Takes the Stage

Fashion, UNYQERS  |  May 15, 2017

Back in 1969, the year Apollo 11 landed on the Moon and the Boeing 747 jumbo jet made its debut, …

Modeling the Positive for Every Body

Fashion, UNYQERS  |  May 12, 2017

After her leg amputation, Cadie Jessup did the hard mental work that it took to make her life whole again. …

3 Views on Adaptive CrossFit from an Amputee, Coach & Prosthetist

Uncategorized, UNYQERS  |  December 14, 2016

Editor’s Note: After Amber published her story about overcoming depression and anxiety after amputation in part through CrossFit, many of …

What Helped Me Regain Confidence as an Amputee

Uncategorized, UNYQERS  |  December 5, 2016

Often I’ve been asked about confidence, both by amputees and non-amputees. I imagine this is because others see me as …