Tag: Krysten Chambrot

Training for the NY marathon as an amputee.

Training for the NY marathon as an amputee. Have you ever thought of training for a marathon?  For those who run and love the sport, a marathon which consists of 26 miles, months of training and pushing your body to its limits sounds like a daunting task. As a healthcare provider, I have helped many athletes make it through their first marathon.  Some have done them yearly, while others are one and done. Now, imagine training for a marathon as an amputee, wearing a prosthesis for 26.2 miles. Recently, the NY Times published a story of an athlete from NY,  Read More »