phantom limb pain treatment

Phantom Limb Pain After Amputation: Causes & Treatments
Information on phantom limb pain. This is pain that is felt in the area where a limb has been amputated.
http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/phantom-limb-pain

Phantom pain - MayoClinic.com
Phantom limb pain: Theories and therapies. The Neurologist. 2010;16:277. Rothgangel AS, et al. The clinical aspects of mirror therapy in rehabilitation: A .
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/phantom-pain/DS00444

Phantom limb - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the past twenty years physicians have attempted to treat phantom limb pain with a wide variety of approaches. Unfortunately .
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phantom_limb

Mirror Therapy for Phantom Limb Pain NEJM
Nov 22, 2007 . Correspondence from The New England Journal of Medicine Mirror Therapy for Phantom Limb Pain.
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMc071927

Treating 'phantom limb pain' with mirror therapy - YouTube
Jul 27, 2009 . When Spc. Bryan Wagner is driving, he pushes the gas pedal with his right foot in spite of the fact that he doesn't have a right foot. "I drive with it .
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YL_6OMPywnQ

Meredith Boozer, Vice President

The Mirror Cure for Phantom Pain: Scientific American
Apr 16, 2008 . In my experience, patients don't get long-term relief from phantom limb pain by performing mirror movements. On that basis, I devised an .
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=the-mirror-cure

Stump Socks by Farabloc for Amputee Phantom Pain Relief | Sports ...
Farabloc Stump Socks for Amputee Phantom Pain Relief and Management, Knee and Elbow Wraps, Blankets . Amputee's phantom limb pain Fibromyalgia .
http://www.farabloc.com/

Kori Dorton, Secretary

Phantom Limb Pain - Anesthesiology Info
May 26, 2000 . Treatment of phantom limb pain is difficult - but should be undertaken as quickly as possible to prevent further changes to the nervous system .
http://anesthesiologyinfo.com/articles/01272002.php

Phantom Limb Pain: Mirror Therapy Treatment
Mar 24, 2008 . Learn about a new treatment for phantom limb pain, called mirror therapy. The technique has been used on Iraq war veterans who have lost .
http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=88097

Carroll Tucker, Treasurer

Phantom limb pain - BJA - Oxford Journals
Phantom limb pain: Painful sensations referred to the absent limb. . Treatment of phantom pain can be classified as medical, non?medical and surgical.
http://bja.oxfordjournals.org/content/87/1/107.long

Phantom Limb Pain, Ramachandran and the Mirror Box
Mirror Box Treatment For Phantom Limb Pain Observations and Anecdotes... 1. The technique is invariably more effective and dramatic when working with a .
http://www.phantomlimbpain.org/

Phantom Pain, Stump Pain - Department of Pain Medicine and ...
After an amputation, a patient may feel abnormal sensations in a limb (or . Phantom Pain - The Causes and Treatment . More Information on Pain Treatment .
http://www.stoppain.org/pain_medicine/content/chronicpain/phantom.asp

Amy Atkins, Trustee

Phantom Limb Pain: Mechanisms and Treatment Approaches
Jul 1, 2011 . Abstract. The vast amount of research over the past decades has significantly added to our knowledge of phantom limb pain. Multiple factors .
http://www.hindawi.com/journals/prt/2011/864605/

Sheryl Carroll, Trustee

Mirror Therapy for Phantom Limb Pain - Dana Foundation
An Interview with Jack W. Tsao, M.D., D.Phil. Commander, Medical Corps, U.S. Navy Director of Traumatic Brain Injury Programs U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine .
http://www.dana.org/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIdentifier=id&ItemID=31052

Phantom Limb Pain May Be Reduced By Simple Mirror Treatment
Nov 23, 2007 . Phantom limb pain occurs in at least 90% of limb amputees. In a new study, one group of amputees viewed a reflective image of themselves in .
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/11/071123195218.htm

Pharmacologic interventions for treating phantom limb pain - The ...
Dec 7, 2011 . Alviar MJM, Hale T, Dungca M. Pharmacologic interventions for treating phantom limb pain. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, .
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/14651858.CD006380.pub2/abstract

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Something as simple as a mirror can be used to treat phantom limb pain. This is because the visual feedback that mirror therapy provides replaces the sensory .
http://www.mirrorboxtherapy.com/

Phantom Limb Pain - Pain Relief Foundation
PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES. Page 4. ? Phantom pain patients may suffer from some depression. General support, counselling and pain management .
http://www.painrelieffoundation.org.uk/docs/painseries%20-%20plp.pdf

Sharron Cutbirth, Trustee

Mirror Therapy in Phantom Limb Pain | Psychology Today
Mar 30, 2009 . An interesting study was presented a little over a year ago at the national meeting of the American Neurological Association. The study showed .
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/overcoming-pain/200903/mirror-therapy-in-phantom-limb-pain

Phantom limb pain
Phantom limb pain pain appearing to come from where an amputated limb used to be is often excruciating and almost impossible to treat. New approaches .
http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/en/pain/microsite/medicine2.html

Cindy Dietz, Trustee

Gabapentin in postamputation phantom limb pain: a randomized ...
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: Severe phantom limb pain after surgical amputation affects 50% to 67% of patients and is difficult to treat. Gabapentin is .
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12373695

Bruce Evans, Parents & Friends President

24 Phantom Limb Pain
Feb 22, 2001 . This chapter reviews the etiology, pathophysiology, prevention, and treatment of phantom limb pain and discusses known risk factors for this .
http://www.sarcoma.org/publications/mcs/ch24.pdf

How is phantom limb pain treated? - Sharecare
Phantom limb pain treatments are surgery to remove scar tissue entangling a nerve, neurostimulation techniques, etc.
http://www.sharecare.com/question/phantom-limb-pain-treatment

Ginna Lewis, Trustee, ’86

Phantom Limb Pain: The Invisible Thief
phantom limb pain can be perceived as a real, relentless pain . Phantom limb pain is not the same as residual limb . In addition to medications, other treatment .
http://www.painfoundation.org/learn/pain-conditions/amputation/phantom-limb.pdf

Phantom Pain - What is Phantom Limb Pain
Phantom sensations can be a problem, however, when they cause severe pain in a limb that is no longer there. It's hard enough to treat chronic pain. How do .
http://pain.about.com/od/typesofchronicpain/a/phantom_pain.htm

Susan Recks, Parents & Friends Representative

Farabloc UBC Clinical Pain Relief Study | Pain Management ...
Farabloc is a product promoted for the relief (not cure) of intermittent phantom limb pain. It is a linen fabric with ultrathin steel threads to be worn over the stump .
http://www.farabloc.com/mUBC.html

Phantom-limb pain: characteristics, causes, and treatment : The ...
Phantom-limb pain is a common sequela of amputation, occurring in up to 80% of people who undergo the procedure. It must be differentiated from non-painful .
http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laneur/article/PIIS1474-4422(02)00074-1

Kristen Roberson, Parents & Friends Representative

Efficacy of gabapentin in treating chronic phantom limb and residual ...
Key words: amputation, chronic pain, gabapentin, limb loss, pain, pain treatment, phantom limb pain, randomized clinical trial, residual limb pain, treatment.
http://www.rehab.research.va.gov/jour/05/42/5/pdf/smith.pdf

# 212 Phantom Limb Pain
Therapy While both drug and non-drug therapies have been investigated, treatment of phantom limb pain remains poorly studied and is largely empiric. Due to .
http://www.eperc.mcw.edu/EPERC/FastFactsIndex/ff_212.htm

Mark Schneider, Trustee

inMotion: Phantom Limb Pain (PLP): Research About New Treatments
Feb 5, 2009 . Phantom Limb Pain (PLP): Research About New Treatments. inMotion Magazine Logo · Easy Read version is edited for easier understanding .
http://www.amputee-coalition.org/easyread/inmotion/mar_apr_07/phantom_treatment.html


Are There Effective Ways To Treat Phantom Limb Pain Using ...
Nov 12, 2008 . Answer: There are no alternative medicine approaches to treating phantom limb pain that have been scientifically proven. So we're in an area .
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/CommonPainProblems/story?id=4048025

Current Treatments for Phantom Limb Pain
Jun 1, 2011 . Over the past few years, military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have resulted in a dramatic increase in the number of service members .
http://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/pain/neuropathic/phantom-limb-syndrome/current-treatments-phantom-limb-pain