Latest Amputation Stories
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.
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.
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.
Provides Comprehensive Wound Care and Limb Salvage to Greater Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 Dr.
Platelet-rich plasma therapy relieves chronic swelling, reduces pain. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Until now, patients with lymphedema turned
A new breakthrough in prosthesis has delivered a bionic hand that is capable of feeling just like the organic limb it replaces.
For an amputee, replacing a missing limb with a functional prosthetic can alleviate physical or emotional distress and mean a return of vocational ability or cosmetics.
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