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Amputee

Phantom Limb Pain
MedlinePlus
This document describes phantom sensation and pain; provides information on what can make pain become worse, and tips on self-care.

Also available in Spanish.

Expanding Global Access to Phantom Pain Care

Amputee Coalition
The article describes mirror therapy as first successful treatment for phantom pain.

Phantom Pain
Mayo Clinic
The site provides definition, treatment options, information on therapies, medications, and advices on coping and support.


Pain Management and the Amputee
Amputee Coalition
Fact Sheet provides important and practical information on pain management.

Pain Management: Post-Amputation Pain
Amputee Coalition

Fact Sheet provides important and practical information on pain management.

Chronic Pain Information Page Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker
National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Describes what is chronic pain, its causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, etc.

Pain: Hope Through ResearchListen to this page using ReadSpeaker

National Institute on Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Provides brief history of pain; treatments and diagnosis; research, and more. Also available in Spanish.


Pain
MedlinePlus
Provides most current information about different aspects of pain: overviews, diagnosis, treatments, latest news, rehabilitation, etc.



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