A revolution in brain science has led to new ways to stop phantom limb pain.


Ken Ng was 12 when he had his left leg amputated below the knee to stop the spread of bone cancer. It was the start of a long journey of pain. Phantom sensations from his amputated limb haunted him as a teenager, including stabbing sensations and a vice-like constriction around his stump. It got worse when he moved…. http://www.listener.co.nz/lifestyle/health/no-pain-big-gain/

After two weeks of mirror box therapy exercises, four times a day, the phantom pain disappeared altogether.


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