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by Scheinberg D

(Phantom Pain; Phantom Limb; Neuropathic Pain)

 

RESOURCES

Amputee Coalition of America
http://www.amputee-coalition.org

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
http://www.ninds.nih.gov

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Amputee.ca
http://www.amputee.ca

The War Amps
http://www.waramps.ca

 

References


Casale R, Alaa L, et al. Phantom limb related phenomena and their rehabilitation after lower limb amputation. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2009;45(4):559-566.


Chahine L, Kanazi G, et al. Phantom limb syndrome: A review. Middle East J Anesthesiol. 2007;19(2):345-355.


Flor H, Nikolajsen L, et al. Phantom limb pain: a case of maladaptive CNS plasticity? Nature Reviews Neuroscience. 2006;7:873-881.


Foell J, Bekrater-Bodmann R, et al. Phantom limb pain after lower limb trauma: origins and treatments. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2011;10(4):224-235.


Peripheral neuropathy. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: https://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us. Updated December 2, 2013. Accessed December 3, 2013.


Resources for pain management. Amputee Coalition website. Available at: http://www.amputee-coalition.org/limb-loss-resource-center/resources-for-pain-management/index.html. Accessed December 3, 2013.


Rothgangel AS, Braun SM, et al. The clinical aspects of mirror therapy in rehabilitation: a systematic review of the literature. 2011;34(1):1-13.


Weeks SR, Anderson-Barnes VC, et al. Phantom limb pain: Theories and therapies. 2010;16(5):277-286.


Wolff A, Vanduynhoven E, et al. 21. Phantom pain. Pain Pract. 2011;11(4):403-413.

 

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