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Amputation and phantom limb pain
(Cambridge University Press, 2007)
Pain ‘memories’ in phantom limbs: review and clinical observations
This paper reviews reports of phantom limb sensations which resemble somatosensory events experienced in the limb before amputation. It also presents descriptions of this phenomenon in 68 amputees who took part in a series ...
Pain has many valuable functions. It often signals injury or disease, generates a wide range of adaptive behaviors, and promotes healing through rest. Despite these beneficial aspects of pain, there are negative features ...