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Latest Amputation Stories

2013-05-02 23:15:31

From Hands-On Care Physical Therapy: More than 13 people who lost their limbs during the Boston bombings will undergo physical therapy as part of their recovery process, reported by CNN.

2013-04-15 14:11:10

Drug-eluting stents can keep clogged leg arteries open, preventing amputation of the leg.

2013-04-12 12:58:13

Veterans who sustained major limb injuries during combat reported little improvement in symptoms of depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health problems up to 2 years post injury.

Phantom Limb Sensations Replicated In Non-Amputees
2013-04-12 07:57:14

While many people who have had an arm or a leg amputated have described experiencing the sensation of having a “phantom limb,” a team of neuroscientists in Sweden has managed to duplicate the phenomenon with people who have not had a limb amputated.

Phantom Pain In Amputees Linked To The Brain
2013-03-06 05:38:54

A new brain imaging study from Oxford University reveals that the phantom pain many amputees feel in the missing limb is linked to changes in the brain that occur following amputation.


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onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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