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Entries from August 2010

Can Phantom Limb Pain Be Prevented?

August 16th, 2010 · Comments Off on Can Phantom Limb Pain Be Prevented?

Up to 72% of people undergoing an amputation develop phantom limb pain (PLP). This type of pain is quite difficult to treat with medications or injections. However we do know that mirror therapy achieves excellent results in reducing or eliminating this pain. But how about preventing phantom pain? Dr. Steven Hanling and others at the Naval […]

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