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The #1 podcast for amputees by an amputee is presented by De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics and hosted by LBKA amputee Brian Moser. Visit our website www.amplifepodcast.com or connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST
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Jul 24, 2017

In Ep. 19 of #AMPLIFE, Brian talks with Ed and Paul De La Torre, the owners of De La Torre Orthotics and Prosthetics about the foundation of the company and how it has evolved over the years to become the recognized leader in orthotics and prosthetics in the greater Pittsburgh area and beyond. Ed and Paul share insights, memories and stories about their father's inspiration journey to the United States from Puerto Rico, serving his country in World War II and the challenges of starting a business and raising a family coming out the Great Depression. It's a fascinating look at how with hard work and determination, anything is possible.

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics, visit www.delatorreop.com and connect with us on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

For more information about #AMPLIFE visit www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

 

Jul 17, 2017

In Ep. 18 of #AMPLIFE, Brian talks with Dr. Ranu Jung, Ph.D. the Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the head of the Adaptive Neural Systems Laboratory at Florida International University.  Join Brian as he and Dr. Jung discuss FIU's Neural Enabled Prosthetic Hand which has been approved by the FDA for the first in human trial.

For more information about Dr. Jung, check out her FIU Profile

For more information about FIU's Adaptive Neural Systems Laboratory visit http://ans.fiu.edu/ and connect with them on Facebook and twitter.

For more information about the Neural Enabled Prosthetic Hand System visit http://news.fiu.edu/2017/03/fda-approves-first-in-human-trial-for-neural-enabled-prosthetic-hand-system-developed-at-fiu/110095

For information about the Neural Enabled Prosthetic Hand research study visit http://ans.fiu.edu/S3EN/index.shtml

For more information about #AMPLIFE visit www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics, visit www.delatorreop.com and connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

Jul 10, 2017

In Ep. 17 of #AMPLIFE Brian talks to Jeff Brandt, CPO, the Founder and CEO of Ability Prosthetics & Orthotics and the co-founder of Kinetic Revolutions.

Join Brian as he and Jeff discuss Jeff's start in the O&P industry, the patient centered approach used by Ability, community outreach, healthcare, advocacy and so much more.

For more information about Ability Prosthetics & Orthotics visit www.abilitypo.com and connect with them on Facebook, twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

For more information about Kinetic Revolution visit www.kineticrevo.com and connect with them on Facebook, twitter and Instagram.

For more information about #AMPLIFE visit www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics, visit www.delatorreop.com and connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

Jul 3, 2017

In episode 16 of #AMPLIFE, Brian talks to Maja Kazazic about her harrowing, inspirational and incredible journey from surviving the Bosnian genocide to making the extremely difficult decision to leave her family to receive medical care in the United States; her friendship with Winter the Dolphin, how an amputee Great Dane named Rosie changed her life, how to be truly happy and so much more.

For more information about Maja visit www,majakazazic.com and connect with Maja on twitter @MajaKazazic and connect with Maja and Rosie on Facebook @majaandrosie

Check out Maja and Rosie on the cover of the June 2017 Edition of The O&P Edge

Check out Maja's Youtube Channel

Watch what happens when Rosie tries to make unexpected friends

Watch Rosie's reaction when she sees herself on TV

Rosie loves to kayak with Maja

Check out Maja's profile at Hanger Clinic

Check out Maja's profile at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

For more information about #AMPLIFE visit www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics, visit www.delatorreop.com and connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

Jun 26, 2017

In Ep. 15 of #AMPLIFE Brian talks with U.S. Marine Corps Veteran, Wounded Warrior, amputee and Program Director for Service Dogs for Heroes B.J. Ganem. Join Brian and BJ as they discuss BJ's inspirational journey from serving our country in Iraq, to finding his new purpose with Service Dogs for Heroes, being featured by President George W. Bush in Portraits of Courage, playing on the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football team, therapy golf and so much more.

For more information about BJ, visit www.bjganem.com and connect with him on Facebook @BJGanemOfficial

Read about BJ on the Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team

Check out BJ's profile at the George W. Bush Presidential Center

Purchase Portraits of Courage by President George W. Bush

For more information about Service Dogs for Heroes visit www.servicedogsforheroes.com and connect with them on Facebook @ServiceDogsForHeroes

Check out Service Dog's for Heroes profile on Blue Buffalo's website https://bluebuffalo.com/servicedogs/service-dogs/

Read about Service Dog's for Heroes on the American Kennel Club website http://www.akc.org/content/entertainment/articles/service-dogs-for-heroes-providing-the-perfect-partners-for-veterans/

Watch the PetSmart - Service Dogs for Heroes TV Commercial https://youtu.be/eEC8bDN5iTE

For more information about #AMPLIFE visit www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics, visit www.delatorreop.com and connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

 

Jun 19, 2017

In episode 14 of #AMPLIFE, Brian talks with Jack Richmond, the President and CEO of the Amputee Coalition about the mission and work of the Amputee Coalition, their upcoming National Conference, legislative issues facing the limb loss community, the #AmplifyYourself initiative, the importance of the National Limb Loss Resource Center and so much more.

For more information about the Amputee Coalition visit www.amputee-coalition.org

If you or someone you love lives with limb loss, the Amputee Coalition has a an active Facebook community where members can ask questions, as well as find support and encouragement. For more information, visit Amputee Coalition's Facebook Page.

You can also interact with the Amputee Coalition on twitter and Instagram.

Check out Amputee Coalition on Youtube.

For more information about the #AmplifyYourself initiative, to share your story, contact your insurance company, congressional representative or U.S. Senator, visit www.amplifyyourself.org

For more information about #AMPLIFE visit www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics, visit www.delatorreop.com and connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

Jun 12, 2017

In episode 13 #AMPLIFE's host and LBKA Brian discusses tips and strategies for successful and stress free airline travel for people living with limb difference.

For more information on TSA Pre-check visit www.tsa.gov/precheck

To contact TSA Cares, call toll-free 855-787-2227

Connect with Brian on Facebook, twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn

For more information about #AMPLIFE please visit www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics, visit www.delatorreop.com and connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

Jun 5, 2017

In episode 12 of #AMPLIFE, Brian talks to the star of "Right Footed," Jessica Cox about her inspirational journey into the Guinness Book of World Records as the first armless person in the world to become a pilot; her work as an ambassador with Handicap International, meeting Pope Benedict, President Obama, writing her first book and so much more.

For more information about Jessica, visit www.jessicacox.com and connect with her on Facebook and twitter

Check out Jessica's blog with Handicap International

For more information about Handicap International, visit www.handicap-international.us and connect with them on Facebook and twitter.

For more information about "Right Footed," visit www.rightfootedmovie.com and connect with them on Facebook and twitter

Check out "Right Footed" on FUSE TV

For more information about #AMPLIFE please visit www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics, visit www.delatorreop.com and connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

May 29, 2017

In this episode of #AMPLIFE, Brian talks with Ironman and bilateral amputee Scott Rigsby about his incredible journey from a near death accident to becoming the first bilateral amputee to complete the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.

For more information about Scott, please visit www.scottrigsbyfoundation.org check out Scott's book "UnThinkable" and connect with Scott on Facebook

For more information about #AMPLIFE please visit www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics, visit www.delatorreop.com and connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

May 22, 2017

In this episode of #AMPLIFE, Brian sits down with Josh Caputo, the founder, president and CEO of HuMoTech in Pittsburgh, PA to discuss HuMoTech's revolutionary prosthetic emulator and how HuMoTech is changing the face of prosthetics and making the world a better place.

For more information about HuMoTech, visit www.humotech.com and connect with them on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

For more information about #AMPLIFE please visit www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics, visit www.delatorreop.com and connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

May 15, 2017

This special episode of #AMPLIFE was recorded live at De La Torre's Cinco de Mayo amputee event on May 5, 2017 where Dr. Anthony Kirby, M.D. was the keynote speaker. As with any live recording, it's possible that the audio quality may not be as good as we would like or expect. We apologize in advance if any audio nuances interfere with your enjoyment of listening to Dr. Kirby's speech.

For more information about Dr. Kirby please visit www.southhillspainandrehab.com

For more information about #AMPLIFE please visit www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics & Prosthetics, visit www.delatorreop.com and connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

 

May 8, 2017

In this episode of #AMPLIFE, Brian talks with Billy Brimblecom Jr., the Executive Director of Steps of Faith Foundation and left above knee amputee (LAKA). Billy shares his inspirational story of defeating cancer and overcoming limb loss to not only reclaim his own life, but to also make a positive difference in the lives of others.

For more information about Billy, please visit www,billybrimblecom.com or connect with him on Facebook, twitter and Instagram.

For more information about Steps of Faith Foundation or to donate to this amazing organization, please visit www.stepsoffaithfoundation.org or connect with them on Facebook, twitter, Instagram and YouTube

For more information about #AMPLIFE, please visit www.amplifepodcast.com or connect with us on Facebook.

For more information about our host Brian, please visit www.thebrianmo.com or connect with him on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

May 1, 2017

On this episode of #AMPLIFE, host Brian Moser shares his own personal journey of becoming an amputee, the lessons he's learned and how with faith and perseverance, anyone can overcome any obstacle they face in life.

For more information about Brian, visit his website www.thebrianmo.com and connect with him on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

For more information please visit our website www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics and Prosthetics, visit their website www.delatorreop.com and connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

For more information about The Knowbodies Podcast, visit their website www.twoknowbodies.com and connect with them on Facebook, and twitter

For more information about Dr. Will Boyd, DPT, visit his website www.willboydpt.com and connect with him on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

Apr 20, 2017

In this episode of #AMPLIFE Brian sits down with Vietnam Veteran, amputee and handcycle enthusiast Tom Furnival to discuss Tom's inspirational journey as an amputee and the choice he made to take his life back.

For more information please visit our website www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

Apr 19, 2017

In this episode of #AMPLIFE Brian sits down with amputee and motorcycle enthusiast Eric Powers to discuss Eric's inspirational journey as an amputee and the choice he made to take his life back.

For more information please visit our website www.amplifepodcast.com and connect with us on Facebook @AMPLIFEPODCAST

Apr 5, 2017

In this episode of #AMPLIFE, Brian talks with Gold Medal winning Paralympic athletes and Amputee Walking School instructors Dennis Oehler and Todd Schaffhauser about their journey as amputees, winning gold on the biggest stage in the world and the life changing work and mission of the Amputee Walking School.

For more information about the Amputee Walking School please visit their website www.amputeewalkingschool.com and check them out on Facebook and twitter.

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics and Prosthetics, please visit our website www.delatorreop.com or connect with us on Facebook, twitter and Instagramf

Mar 24, 2017

In this episode of #AMPLIFE, @thebrianmo talks with Paralympic athlete James Roberts about his journey from growing up on a NATO Base in Belgium to representing Great Britain on the world's stage in the Paralympics.

For more information about "The Fit Amputee" James Roberts, please visit his website www.fitamputee.co.uk and check him out on Facebook, Instagram and twitter.

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics and Prosthetics, please visit our website www.delatorreop.com or connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

Mar 14, 2017

In this very special episode of #AMPLIFE the hosts of of The Knowbodies Podcast Will, Eric and Nick, sit down with Ed De La Torre, the President of De La Torre Orthotics and Prosthetics Drew Buffat, the Director of Prosthetics, and @thebrianmo, social media advisor and below knee amputee to discuss "Walking Again Post Amputation."

For more information about The Knowbodies Podcast, please visit their website www.twoknowbodies.com/ or check them out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

For more information about De La Torre Orthotics and Prosthetics, please visit our website www.delatorreop.com or connect with us out on Facebook, twitter and Instagram

Mar 8, 2017

In the premiere episode of #AMPLIFE host and LBKA @thebrianmo sits down with Vince and Steve from RUSH Foot to discuss the new RUSH Rogue, industry competition and more.

#AMPLIFE is the official podcast of De La Torre Orthotics and Prosthetics in Pittsburgh, PA. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @DeLaTorrePRS

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