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What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Right?

I’ve always been a risk taker…an envelope pusher. I’ve always driven myself and said things like, “discover your limits and then destroy them!” Truth be told, I’ve always felt a bit invincible. Recently, however, I got a big ol’ reality check and, to paraphrase the great Randy Hickey, “I’m vincible! […]

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Winter is Coming, Let’s Keep Moving.

If you’re anything like me, this time of year it’s a hard task to “Get Moving.”  Not only do we have to deal with work and the kids going back to school, fall is time to start getting yourself and your home ready for the changing seasons.  We may find […]

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Live your life. Do What Scares You.

Throughout the course of my life, I have experienced more than my share of scary moments. While a few of those scary moments were agony-filled… for the most part they have resulted in growth. Sometimes, when we think we’re scared it’s actually self-doubt. Therefore, facing those scary moments can not […]

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Ability Dynamics Continues Global Growth With New Italian Distribution Partner, Officine Ortopediche Rizzoli srl

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Ability Dynamics a developer of next-generation prosthetic devices announced a new exclusive distribution relationship with Italian-based Officine Ortopediche Rizzoli srl, for its RUSH Foot® collection; inclusive of the RUSH HiPro, LoPro, ROGUE, ROVER and Kid prosthetic feet. The agreement offers exclusive distribution of […]

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Don’t fight it, just #RUSHintothewild

I hope that through some of my musings, people may gain some insight and find some useful advice; or at the very least be entertained. I know that often, I have a million things going through my head, but occasionally a thought sticks, takes root, and I focus on it. […]

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Excuses? Everyone’s Got One!

We all know the benefits of working out and exercising.  A lot of times we tell ourselves we don’t want to or can’t because of our amputation.  The truth is, we are just allowing our insecurities to be our excuses. We feel the struggle of being an amputee and it is hard! […]

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A Dynamic Duo, How it Began

Nearly eleven years ago I moved to a small town in Iowa to help the company I worked for open a new location. I was the new guy in town and didn’t really know anyone. After a couple of months had passed and the initial bustle of hiring and training […]

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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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