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Phantom Limb Pain Relieved With New Method
2014-02-26 11:47:38

Max Ortiz Catalan, researcher at Chalmers University of Technology, has developed a new method for the treatment of phantom limb pain (PLP) after an amputation.

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2008-03-22 00:10:00

Researchers at University of California, San Diego, reported results of a new study that found amputees find relief from phantom limb pain by simply watching someone else rub their hands together.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.