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The AmpuTO Show podcast is a companion podcast of The AmpuTO Show on Voices4Ability Radio. Each week, host Aristotle Domingo will speak to guests about topics that affects the limb loss and limb different community. New episode every Tuesday.

The AmpuTO Show podcast is a companion podcast of The AmpuTO Show on Voices4Ability Radio. Each week, host Aristotle Domingo will speak to guests about topics that affects the limb loss and limb different community. New episode every Tuesday.

Location:

United States

Description:

The AmpuTO Show podcast is a companion podcast of The AmpuTO Show on Voices4Ability Radio. Each week, host Aristotle Domingo will speak to guests about topics that affects the limb loss and limb different community. New episode every Tuesday.

Language:

English


Episodes

Alleles Prosthetic Covers with Ryan Palibroda and McCauley Wanner

12/14/2021
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, learn all about the process to create Alleles prosthetic covers from Alleles Design Studio co-founders, Ryan Pilabroda and McCauley Wanner, and how you can get one of your own.

Duration:00:53:31

Candice Combdon, Wheelchair Tennis

11/15/2021
From bullied as a child playing sports to a rising Canadian Wheelchair Tennis athlete, Candice Combdon shares her journey in finding her sport and making ways for others to find theirs.

Duration:00:37:48

Patrick Pressgrove, Adaptive Athlete & Advocate

11/1/2021
On this episode of the AmpuTO Show, adaptive athlete and Lululemon ambassador, Patrick Pressgrove, talks about his journey to prepare for running half a dozen half marathons, Iron Man, and the coveted Boston marathon.

Duration:00:39:51

The Adventures of Roxy: Author Hillary Sussman

10/18/2021
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, learn more about Roxy, a tripod dog who befriends a dog with a missing ear. Author Hillary Sussman explains the process for writing the book and what she looks forward to writing the rest of The Adventures of Roxy teaching kids about limb difference.

Duration:00:39:35

AMPossible: Jeffrey Mangus, Author

10/4/2021
TRIGGER WARNING: Medical description of trauma in audio. On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, hear from author and ghost writer, Jeffrey Mangus, about his new book ‘AMPossible: Real-World Solutions for Amputees to Accomplish the Impossible’ - a real life honest of his experience with limb loss.

Duration:00:40:24

Pole Sport with Andrew Gregory

9/27/2021
In this episode of The AmpuTO Show, Pole Sport Champion and Male Athletics of the Year Andrew Gregory, talks about getting into competition level pole as an amputee.

Duration:00:42:55

Paralympics: A Household Name - Athlete Feature: Danielle Ellis

9/20/2021
In this episode, 2x Paralympian and Team Captain of Canada’s Women’s Sitting Volleyball Team speaks about her journey to the Tokyo Paralympics, the challenges of training and getting ready during the pandemic, and advocating for equality at the games.

Duration:00:53:16

Post Paralympics in Review with Larry Borowsky

9/13/2021
In this episode, Larry Borowsky of Amplitude Magazine looks back at some of the lessons learned and wins at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

Duration:00:28:25

Accessibility Advocacy

5/24/2021
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, we hear from Alicia Jarvis, Digital Accessibility Consultant, talk about being in the room as a person with a disability when designing for everybody.

Duration:00:38:48

Embracing & Living Her Best Life

5/16/2021
On this episode of the AmpuTO Show, Anika Ursuliak shares her journey surviving bone cancer at the age of 11 and undergoing a rotationplasty. A new procedure at the time, Anika's choices since the procedure has allowed her to thrive and live her best life through travel, active lifestyle, and fulfilling career as a social worker.

Duration:00:32:56

Understanding Cannabis Use

5/10/2021
On this episode of The AmpuTO show, Cannabis Educators Ming Bérubé-Sam and Dawn Atkinson discusses the many benefits of using Cannabis to deal with health issues including pain management. They also discussed THC and CBD are used how terpenes affect the desired outcome of use, and the laws in Ontario and Canada. Listener Discretion is Advised. Cannabis use for alternative health described in audio. Please consult with your health care provider before starting or stopping medications, and to...

Duration:01:15:17

Adaptive Sailor, Golfer and Survivor

5/4/2021
TRIGGER WARNING: Trauma description in audio On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, hear how Deborah Smith, an adaptive sailor, adaptive golfer, amputee and cancer survivor has overcome the many challenges she's faced with strength, courage and conviction including walking away from an abusive marriage. Despite everything she has gone through, Deborah remains optimistic, greets life with a smile and a beacon of hope for many.

Duration:00:56:03

Physical Medicine and Limb Loss

4/26/2021
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, learn about Physical Medicine or Physiatry, and the role of the discipline in limb loss from Dr. Amanda Mayo, physiatrist at Sunnybrook Health and Sciences Centre. Learn about benefits of prehab pre-amputation and physiatry post-amputation patient care.

Duration:00:44:00

Bionics Part 2: Lower Limb Bionics

4/19/2021
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, researcher and content writer for Bionics for Everyone, Wayne Williams, discussed bionic options for lower limb amputees. He also discussed costs for many of these prosthesis and what's coming down the pipe in terms of innovations like agonist-antagonist myoneural interface procedure. This episode is brought to you by the Amputee Coalition of Toronto for the Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month Education Program.

Duration:00:52:55

Prosthesis 101 and Prosthetists

4/12/2021
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, understand the different types of prosthesis available for all levels of amputation, the process for getting prosthesis made, and the process to become a prosthetist from Shane Glasford, C.P.(c), prosthetist.

Duration:01:11:47

Bionics Part 1: Upper Limb Bionics

4/5/2021
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, listen to researcher and content writer for Bionics for Everyone, Wayne Williams, as he discusses bionic options for upper limb amputees. He also discusses costs for many of these prosthesis and what's coming down the pipe in terms of innovations like agonist-antagonist myonueral interface procedure. This episode is brought to you by the Amputee Coalition of Toronto for the Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month Education Program.

Duration:01:31:53

Understanding Ontario's Assistive Device Program (ADP)

3/29/2021
On this episode of The AmpuTO show, learn how Ontario's Assistive Device Program (ADP) and other funding options available for Ontarians to assist in paying for their prosthesis from Office Manager of Hamilton Prosthetics and Orthotics, Joseph Griffa. TRIGGER WARNING: Use of an alternative description of residuum or residual limb used in the audio.

Duration:00:46:49

Surviving Necrotizing Fasciitis

3/22/2021
Trigger Warning: Medical and trauma description in the audio. Please speak with your medical care team. Listener discretion is advised. On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, Tech CEO Mark Opauszky, talks about losing digits on his hand and eventually losing his left leg below the knee that resulted from Necrotizing Fasciitis (flesh eating disease), and the positive outlook he took to recover and getting back to an active lifestyle - a dad, husband, working out "hobbyist" (as he calls it), and...

Duration:00:34:00

Inclusive Circus Arts

3/15/2021
On this episode of The AmpuTO Show, hear how founder of Kingston Arts Circus, author of Flying Footless, and accessibility advocate, Erin Ball. Erin is creating accessibility in circus to include people with different abilities to both participate and enjoy performances.

Duration:00:24:39

Blade Running with Caitlin Connor and Geoff Turner

3/8/2021
On this episode, blade runners Caitlin Connor (below-knee amputee) and Geoff Turner (above knee amputee) discusses everything about running sprints, short distances and marathons on running blades and the differences between below knee and above knee amputees. Find out more about the different socket setup, different blades, and techniques and things to consider when running on a running blade.

Duration:01:11:07