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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 …

21 Things These Amputees Can’t Live Without

Uncategorized, UNYQERS  |  November 22, 2016

We are constantly wowed by the ingenuity of the amputees in our community. Often in the comments of our Facebook …

What Changed His Mind?

UNYQERS  |  November 1, 2016

There are many reasons why people choose to wear a UNYQ prosthetic cover. For certain amputees, it’s about confidence, for others, it’s …

Small Victories, Big Gains: Coping with Anxiety Post Amputation

UNYQERS  |  October 10, 2016

If you were to ask anyone what they think of me, you would probably hear words like bubbly, loud, and …

9 Things I Wish I Knew When I Became an Amputee

UNYQERS  |  June 27, 2016

When I became an amputee I was given plenty of pamphlets on what to expect. I knew about phantom pain …

Straight Up Style: From Strange to UNYQ

Orthotics & Prosthetics, UNYQERS  |  February 12, 2016

At a time when a kid just wants to fit in, the burden of scoliosis treatment can be truly unbearable. …

A Different Image of Disability

UNYQERS  |  December 22, 2015

We recently sat down with UNYQER Jaspera Delair, a French fashion designer, who lost her leg four years ago in …

UNYQER Daniel Edmondson: Grounded in Adventure

UNYQERS  |  November 3, 2015

No one can control what happens to them, but everyone can control how they react. On a Minnesota night in …

UNYQER Erin Deegan: Accounting for The Next Adventure

UNYQERS  |  October 23, 2015

“Adapting is the best descriptor of life as an amputee.” Accountants aren’t always perceived as the most adventurous personalities. But …