The most current research on phantom limb
pain has been analyzed to identify various interventions, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological aids, for methods of best practice in the hospital setting.
Mirror Therapy) is now considered 'front line' treatment and the only reliably effective treatment for the relief of Phantom Limb
Sensory discrimination training has been shown to be effective in improving pain and two-point discrimination for people with phantom limb
We're keen to get a new Phantom Limb
album out as soon as possible, so early next year to record and we have no control over when it hits the shops but, sooner rather than later.
Calcitonin in phantom limb
pain: a double-blind study.
30) Mirror therapy, in which the patient observes the movements of a reflection of their intact limb in a mirror while simultaneously moving their phantom limb
has been demonstrated to significantly decrease PLP in a randomized sham-controlled trial.
For such an active person it was a cruel blow to be consigned to a wheelchair and contend with a painful phantom limb
and severe depression.
To make his point, he culls ten case histories from two decades of work at Sydney's Neuropsychiatric Institute, covering syndromes such as phantom limb
, anorexia nervosa, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
The ' pain' that people feel in their phantom limb
or leg, Ramachandran explains, is due to a phenomenon which he dubs " learned paralysis".
The woman who's adjusting to the loss of a leg in a car accident is not the only character forced to cope with twinges from a phantom limb
or from memories of the past.
Reflexology treatment for patients with lower limb amputations and phantom limb
pain: an exploratory pilot study.
As far as albums go, I like Stephen Fretwell - Magpie, Scott Matthews - Passing Strangers and Phantom Limb
by Phantom Limb