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Getting to Know Fritz Rudy, AKA HopAlong

My story is relatively unremarkable, at least the beginning is. I was T-boned on my motorcycle and my leg was pretty well destroyed. After a year of salvage attempts, I finally started my new life as an amputee. I was fearful, as many of us are in the beginning. I […]

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Balance. It’s More Important than You Think

Creating balance is important in all aspects of life.  Not just physically but mentally as well.  As amputees, we must learn to balance a lot; more than most able-bodied people do considering we have to balance using prosthetic devices.  When I first became an amputee and I put on that bulky socket […]

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The Art and the Importance of Perseverance

A vital part of the human spirit is self-discovery and pursuing our goals.  Goals can be of any variety.  Some goals are physical, emotional, educational, economic, or a million other causes that we find individually important.  Pursuing and realizing these goals are often the reason we get up each day […]

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Fact or Fiction – RUSH Foot vs Maverick

At RUSH Foot, we pride ourselves on continually educating our end user and clinical communities by providing realistic FACTS, not marketing-based FICTION. Recently, claims have been made that we feel it only right to expose and provide our audience with FACTUAL clarity. In this week’s RUSH Foot #WednesdayWisdom we will […]

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Progression: The Key to Adaptation.

This month I want to focus on the importance of progression.  In my thirteen years as an amputee, I have progressed immensely.  When I think back to when I was a new amputee, I remember seeing advanced individuals who could do amazing things.  I wanted to be just like them and be like […]

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New Name. Same Great Feet.

The RUSH Foot® Collection continues to gain momentum worldwide. Effective June 1, 2017, in an effort to be globally consistent, we are rebranding three of our flagship feet so that amputees around the world will all know our feet by the same name. All the great things you have grown […]

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My Happy Place (Acceptance)

25 years ago, my old life ended.  Then, in a spark of light, a new one began.  I had no idea, at that time, just what adventures and surprises this new life would hold.  It was a very different world and I was a very different me.  Little did I […]

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